Elon Musk talked about Tesla’s plans for a self-driving robotaxis. The CEO says automobiles with out steering wheels and pedals shall be mass-produced by 2024 and can price lower than a bus ticket per mile (about 1.6 km).

Talking on Tesla’s first-quarter earnings name, Musk mentioned the robotaxle will attain quantity manufacturing inside two years and “shall be an enormous driver of Tesla’s progress.”

The service will compete in opposition to rival robotaxis builders corresponding to Alphabet’s Waymo, GM’s Cruise and Argo AI, which have been in testing for years. Musk mentioned that Tesla can present extra details about his venture in 2023.

Let’s not go with out saying that Musk has been speaking about Twitter steadily just lately. Musk additionally introduced plans for much less moderation on the platform after it was revealed to be the platform’s largest shareholder, following the lawsuit, refusal to develop into a board member, and a proposal to purchase Twitter.