Tesla tab, a prominent engineer of Apple to improve Autopilot

Tesla Autopilot 8.0

Tesla Motors is still working for that their cars are more technologically advanced compared to its rivals. Autopilot is one of the autonomous systems of driving assistance more advanced in the world and to follow its course, the firm spares no expense to recruit the best engineers in the world. Elon Musk has moved on via Twitter that its engineers are working day and night, the seven days of the week for the updates to this system to arrive when they have been posted to the cars of the u.s. firm.

The signature of Silicon Valley is famous for hire (at the flick of a checkbook) the best specialists in the engineering and software development. In addition, it is not necessary that they be skilled workers in the automotive sector, as it has come to hire-engineers from companies consumer electronics, and even in the world of video games.


The new signing for the signature is Chris Lattner, that nothing more enter in Tesla Motors to become vice president of software development for the auto-pilot, Autopilot. The professional career of Lattner has been forged in several companies related to new technologies, but the last eleven years has passed in Apple. Within the firm of the apple bite was developing the programming language Swift, which is used for the creation of applications for the Apple platform.

According to Tesla its functions will now be oversee the development of the system Autopilot and thus with their experience they want to encourage its development. According to the official communiqué released by the brand “we are very pleased that Chris is a Tesla Motors to lead our engineering team of auto pilot, to accelerate the future of driving autonomous”.

The B-side of this signing star is that Sterling Anderson, director of the program on Autopilot, leave the company. His presence in the firm is very important since it has been one of the heads visible in the development of the Model X, but now will pass to a second plane.

Source – Tesla

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