Tesla asks employees to beta test its full self-driving system

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In an internal email obtained by Bloomberg, company chief Elon Musk is asking around 100 to 200 employees thinking of buying a Tesla to join an internal testing program for the automaker’s full-fledged autonomous system.

Obviously, this isn’t an employee perk everyone can take advantage of, since it’s widely believed that employees don’t get discounts for a new car.

But those who were going to buy a Tesla anyway can either get the full self-driving suite for free by the end of next year or to get a premium interior at no cost. In the letter, Musk said the offer is open on a first come, first served basis and expects the list to be full by noon the next day.

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