Tech billionaire Elon Musk introduced the brand new date for Tesla AI Day in a tweet. The occasion, which was earlier scheduled to be held on August 19, has now been prolonged by 40 days to September 30. Explaining the explanation for the delay, Musk stated that by then the corporate might have an Optimus prototype within the works.

Manufacturing capability of two million models by the top of the yr

A couple of days in the past, Tesla held its annual shareholders assembly, the place Musk gave some attention-grabbing enterprise updates. He stated Tesla is concentrating on a manufacturing capability of two million models by the top of this yr. The corporate has produced 3 million EVs of its personal – a dramatic enhance from a mere 3,000 models produced a decade in the past. On the assembly, Musk additionally revealed that Tesla might announce the placement of its subsequent Gigafactory this yr.

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Tesla has been grabbing public consideration currently for quite a lot of causes. In July, Girl Karpathy, its famend AI and Autopilot chief, left the corporate. Karpathy served Tesla for greater than 5 years. Musk has beforehand stated that recruiting will probably be one of many main targets for AI Day.

Tesla hasn’t been spared, even by way of dangerous information. Tech layoffs have intensified because of the world recession. In June, media experiences rounded up that Musk had “very dangerous emotions” concerning the financial system and needed to put off about 10 % of the corporate’s salaried workforce.

Optimus would be the spotlight

From the seems of the promotional marketing campaign, we are able to assume that the Optimus humanoid robotic would be the spotlight of this yr’s Tesla AI Day. Even through the annual normal assembly, Musk was emphasizing this and stated that everybody’s senses can be blown away when Optimus appeared. He additional stated that sooner or later Tesla’s bots will turn into extra priceless than automobiles.

We first heard concerning the Optimus on the similar time final yr at Tesla AI Day. The introduction was dramatic sufficient, with an alien-like dancer in a white bodysuit and a shiny black masks.

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In keeping with Tesla, the Optimus brings “the following technology of automation” and comes with a general-purpose, bi-pedal for performing “unsafe, repetitive or boring” duties.

Beforehand, Musk had made certain Optimus can be pleasant. It was stated on the time that the Optimus would weigh 125 kilos and include a display for the face. It should have a five-foot, eight-inch body. Musk had earlier stated that the working prototype can be prepared by the top of 2022 and manufacturing would start in 2023.


We are able to count on some updates on Tesla’s upcoming venture Robotaxi quickly. On the annual normal assembly, Musk stated Robotaxi can be “a mix of Uber and Airbnb.” Robotaxi falls within the ‘under-development’ class for Tesla. He additionally revealed that the system isn’t designed with Launch Metropolis in thoughts. Full self-driving capabilities will probably be included in them, so homeowners can use them independently or add their car to the Robotaxi fleet for earnings.

dojo chip

We are able to additionally count on additional updates on the Dojo supercomputer program. Tesla’s Senior Director of Autopilot {Hardware} Ganesh Venkataramanan revealed the chip that Tesla makes use of to run its supercomputer, the Dojo, on the final Tesla AI Day. This chip, the D1, consists of 7nm expertise and 362 teraflops of processing energy. Venkataraman additionally acknowledged that the chip has twice the I/O bandwidth of networking swap chips which might be current out there. Musk hinted that the dojo can be operational subsequent yr.

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full self-driving

A couple of days in the past Musk launched some main updates on FSD. He tweeted that FSD Beta 10.69 will probably be launched on August 20. Within the shareholders’ assembly, he assured that FSD can be made accessible to the general public this yr. He additionally stated that FSD beta 10.13 will probably be launched as model 10.69. He pressured that there will probably be important enhancements in FSD 10.69.

On Tesla AI Day, we are able to count on extra particulars on the progress Tesla has made with the FSD beta. Just lately Musk claimed that the corporate goals to have about a million individuals in beta by the top of the yr.

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