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Elon Musk announced Tesla’s plans for a human-sized robot

Tesla Bot, 1,7 meters (5’8”) high humanoid robot, was unveiled during AI Day held in company’s Palo Alto headquarters. During the event, Elon Musk mentioned that the main goal for the robot to help humans in daily life and “eliminate dangerous, repetitive and boring tasks”.


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Source: TechCrunch

The Bot weighs 57 kg (125 lbs) and would be able to carry up to 20 kg (45 lbs). It would include a full self-driving computer to make use of all car tools available. Tesla Bot would be able to manage the speed up to 8 kmh (5 mph).


On a physical level, you can run away from it and most likely overpower it.

- E.Musk jokes about Tesla Bot.

The company intends to have a prototype of the Tesla Bot by next year, however, there are still many challenges to overcome.


In other Tesla news, you can now buy a camper attachment for the yet unreleased Cybertruck. Earlier this week, U.S. safety regulators opened an investigation into Tesla's driver assistant system due to the few accidents, where Tesla cars crashed into police cars and fire trucks.