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Sunday, January 19, 2020

The exact sci-fi future I've been waiting for is here: Tesla cars will soon be able to speak to people. Do you know what that means? We are one step closer to having the TV show Knight Rider become a reality. Elon Musk has just announced that Tesla cars will soon be able to talk to pedestrians via external speakers.

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It could be real ... or it could be a joke"because the car voice on the Twitter clip sounds a hell of a lot like Knight Rider's KITT. But Musk said in his Tweet: "Teslas will soon talk to people if you want. This is real."

Back in September, Tesla announced it would add a pedestrian warning system (PWS) to the Model 3 in order to comply with both U.S. and EU regulations that make it mandatory for ultra-silent EVs to add a warning sound at speeds under 18.6 mph. And now, Musk has indicated that these external speakers could be used for so much more. Plus, Musk is not too lofty for a fart joke.

#1 | Posted by J_Tremain at 2020-01-19 03:34 AM | Reply

And they don't feels like to be alive.

#2 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2020-01-19 08:02 AM | Reply

And they don't feels like to be alive.

#2 | POSTED BY HELIUMRAT

But who cares about its feelings as long as you can program it to feels YOU.

Up.

And you don't have to buy it flowers or chocolates on your anniversary.

#3 | Posted by donnerboy at 2020-01-19 03:43 PM | Reply

You: "OK Tesla. Feel like going for a ride, shopping?"

Car: "OK Boomer."

#4 | Posted by CutiePie at 2020-01-19 11:12 PM | Reply

Yes let's make Tesla drivers even more annoying.

#5 | Posted by dibblda at 2020-01-20 07:50 PM | Reply

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