It’s a detail that only further cements his image as the real-life Tony Stark: Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk said on Tuesday that he personally tests Tesla’s new autopilot feature every week. It’s almost as if he’s using himself as a crash-test dummy.
The statement came at the company’s annual shareholder meeting. Musk said that the first version of Tesla’s [fortune-stock symbol=”TSLA”] autopilot feature — which assists customers with steering in case an emergency arises — will appear in new models as soon as this month or next.
“I’m testing the latest version of autopilot every week,” he said. “Typically, two or three builds per week that I’m testing on my car… But it is quite a tricky thing and we want to make sure our testing is exhaustive before releasing the software. But if we keep making progress I think we will be able to get it out to…
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