Tesla Founder Elon Musk Dismisses George Hotz Homemade Self-Driving Car Technology

Elon Musk is not impressed. The founder of Tesla Motors dismissed claims of a former hacker who says he built a homebrew self-driving car in the space of a month with off-the-shelf components for a fraction of the cost of a Tesla, not to mention cars from Ford, BMW or General Motors. “We think it is extremely unlikely that a single person or even a small company that lacks extensive engineering validation capability will be able to produce an autonomous driving system that can be deployed to production vehicles,” a blog post on Tesla’s website said, which Musk linked to on Twitter. Vance article on self-driving cars was inaccurate https://t.co/AV636KAcKH — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 17, 2015 On Wednesday an in-depth report on Bloomberg detailed the work of George Hotz, the man…


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