Tesla wants to test self-driving semi-trucks in Nevada

Daimler Trucks testing the first series-production autonomous truck on public roads

Daimler Trucks testing the first series-production autonomous truck on public roads

But it's the autonomous component that puts Tesla's trucks into a competitive space. According to Reuters, the California-based auto company is developing long-haul, electric semi trucks that can drive themselves and move in "platoons".

A DMV spokesperson also told Reuters that California officials are meeting with Tesla Wednesday "to talk about Tesla's efforts with autonomous trucks".

Asia stocks snap back into the red on lingering North Korea tensions
U.S. president Donald Trump has said that perhaps his "fire and fury" warning to North Korea "wasn't tough enough". A South Korean military official says that there have been no indications that Pyongyang is readying a strike.

Based on emails between Tesla and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) that were obtained by Reuters, it appears that Tesla wants to test the driverless truck in Nevada. Waymo, the Alphabet company created from the Google self-driving vehicle project, has also recently revealed that it also is in the early stages of creating autonomous truck tech.

Tesla is preparing a self-driving semi truck and is already talking with state officials to test its prototypes on public roads.

UFC wants Anderson Silva vs. Kelvin Gastelum on November 25
Before his title-costing loss to Weidman, however, the record-breaking former champion was on a 17-fight victorious run. The fight is being targeted as a main event for the UFC Fight Night 122 event in Shanghai, China on November 25.

Reuters mentions Tesla is discussing the testing of two prototypes in Nevada. It's also been working a lot on Autopilot improvements, something Musk said during his most recent Tesla earnings call that he himself spends a lot of time on. According to the email discussion, the Tesla semi-truck will be autonomous and can move in "platoons" that automatically follow a lead vehicle.

Couple caught having sex at state fair face criminal charges
According to the New York Post , Beasley is a part-time wrestler, and the couple used to be married. The Wisconsin State Fair opened last Thursday and is scheduled to run until August 13th.

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