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Tesla robo taxis are on the wait and see %HESITATION you on mask says they'll be available in some markets as soon as next year the best part musk says those robot taxis may eventually cost a fraction of mailing an uber or lift and predicts in three years they'll have no pedals or steering wheel and could cost twenty five grand or less musk made the surprise prediction after his tech executives gave a two hour long briefing to investors focusing on Tesla self driving tech the chip Tesla built from the ground up and the software that runs the car in incredible detail Reuters reporter Alexandria sage Iran lask really needed to deliver something to Wall Street today that would get them excited about Tesla's growth prospects obviously self driving is the big topic %HESITATION on the other hand it also opens up test led to %HESITATION criticism that it over promises it misses deadlines %HESITATION sometimes it it it over exaggerates %HESITATION its vehicles capabilities all of this was on display today %HESITATION classic mosque bold pronouncements about his cars capabilities %HESITATION very aggressive time lines but it can't really detract from the fact that in two days Tesla is expected to announce a loss in its first quarter but if you believe in masks vision you could buy a Tesla eventually use the phone app to connect to the Tesla network and have a drive around on its own picking up customers when you're not using it Tesla would take a cut of that revenue and in that world according to musk it would be financially insane to buy anything other than a Tesla he says quote that would be like buying a horse