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Tesla hires a prominent Apple engineer to improve Autopilot

Tesla Autopilot 8.0

Tesla Motors is still working so their cars are the most advanced technologically in relation to its rivals. Autopilot is one of the most advanced in the world independent of driving assistance systems and so you follow their course signature spares no expense to recruit the best engineers in the world. Elon Musk already progressed via Twitter that its engineers working day and night, seven days a week to bring updates of this system when they announced to the American company cars.

The signs of silicone Valley is famous by hire (to hit of checkbook) to the best specialists in engineering and development of software. In addition, it is not necessary as skillful in the automobile sector workers since it has come to recruit engineers from companies involved in the consumer electronics and even in the world of video games.


The new signing for the firm is Chris Lattner, just entering Tesla Motors will become Vice President of software development for the autopilot, Autopilot. Lattner career has been forged in several companies related to new technologies but has spent them the last eleven years in Apple. Within the firm of bite Apple was developing the programming language Swift, which is used to create applications for the Apple platform.

According to Tesla their functions will be now them of supervise the development of the system Autopilot and therefore with its experience want to boost its development.¬†According to the connected official diffused by the brand “are very happy of that Chris is a to Tesla Motors for direct our team of engineering of pilot automatic to accelerate the future of it driving autonomous”.

The b-side of this signing star is that Sterling Anderson, director of the Autopilot program, leaves the company. His presence in the signature is very important since has been one of them heads visible in the development of the Model X but now will go to a second flat.

Source – Tesla

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