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Model 3 as Uber self driving "taxi"

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by TEG, Apr 3, 2016.

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  1. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

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    If you think of a Model 3 variant as being designed to be an Uber self driving car for hire, then some of the design decisions make sense. The emphasis on rear seat headroom. The steering wheel looking like an afterthought (just won't need one at all for a fully autonomous car.) The NAV screen being centrally located so rear seat passenger(s) can see it better...
     
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  3. TEG

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    Also a market there selling to Uber competitors...

    Tesla may have been working on Model 3 to get that contract but Daimler seems to have won it instead?
     
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    LOL.

    There won't be a production vehicle without a steering wheel in my lifetime.
     
  5. TEG

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    Google made a bunch of self driving "pod cars" with no steering wheel...

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