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Reuters first to report Tesla developing self-driving tech for semi-truck

Reuters first to report Tesla developing self-driving tech for semi-truck

Reuters exclusively reported Tesla is developing a long-haul, electric semi-truck that can drive itself and move in “platoons” that automatically follow a lead vehicle, and is getting closer to testing a prototype. Following the Reuters report, Tesla’s high-flying shares closed down 0.5 percent, but rose slightly after hours. The Reuters story was cited by numerous media outlets including Bloomberg, the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, the Hill, the Guardian, TechCrunch, Engadget and CNET.