You are here
Home > RANDOM POST > Apple’s steve broken Tesla promises

Apple’s steve broken Tesla promises

Over the last several years, Tesla and Elon Musk have each received plenty of criticism. But whether those complaints are well-founded or not, they usually don’t come from current Tesla owners. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, however, is one of those rare exceptions to every rule. Despite having bought not one but two Tesla Model S sedans, the man responsible for the Apple II appears to have lost faith in Tesla’s CEO.

Business Insider reports that while speaking at the recent Nordic Business Forum in Stockholm, Wozniak explained that he still loves the Model S, but he no longer trusts Musk. According to Wozniak, his problems began when Tesla announced the Summon function, a feature Musk said should allow you “to summon your car from across the country” in less than two years.

Image result for apple tesla cars

“Oh, I had to have that,” he said. But then “they got rid of their sensor company and put in new sensors—instead of one camera, eight cameras.” After parting ways with Mobileye, the company Wozniak was referring to, Tesla’s cross-country Summon feature failed to materialize. Currently, the official demonstration date has been pushed back several times, and it’s not clear when such a function might become available.

“I believed that stuff,” Wozniak said. “Now I don’t believe anything Elon Musk or Tesla says, but I still love the car.” Later, he added, “What [Musk] says, can you really believe in him? Is he just a good salesman like [Steve] Jobs, and may not be there [in the end]?”

But Musk’s habit of promising overly optimistic delivery dates isn’t the only thing that rubs Wozniak the wrong way. He’s also not a fan of how Tesla’s responded to criticisms of its Autopilot technology. “All Tesla says is, ‘It’s beta, so we’re not responsible—you have to be in control,’” said Wozniak. “So that’s kind of a cheap way out of it. Everything I’ve read told me that every other car manufacturer in the world—Audi and BMW—are actually ahead of Tesla for self-driving cars.”

We’re not sure we buy the claim that every automaker in the world is ahead of Tesla in the race to build self-driving cars, but having used both Audi’s Traffic Jam Pilot and Cadillac’s SuperCruise, we can confirm that Tesla’s Autopilot is no longer the industry leader it was before.

Image result for apple tesla cars

Interestingly, Wozniak said he and his wife also own a Chevrolet Bolt EV. And despite how much more luxurious the Model S is, he said they “always drive the Chevy Bolt instead of the Tesla, every day.” That doesn’t mean he never drives his Model S, though. Instead, he prefers to drive it on long road trips so he can take advantage of the Tesla’s better range and Supercharger access.

Considering that Wozniak has been a big name in technology for more than 40 years, you might think Elon Musk would take the time to address these criticisms. Just don’t hold your breath. Unless something’s changed since 2004, Musk reportedly made it clear in an email that he doesn’t see Wozniak as “a real Silicon Valley boy.”

348 thoughts on “Apple’s steve broken Tesla promises

  1. Hiya, I am really glad I have found this info. Today bloggers publish only about gossips and web and this is really annoying. A good site with exciting content, this is what I need. Thank you for keeping this web site, I will be visiting it. Do you do newsletters? Can’t find it.

  2. Thanks for sharing superb informations. Your web-site is very cool. I am impressed by the details that you have on this blog. It reveals how nicely you understand this subject. Bookmarked this website page, will come back for more articles. You, my pal, ROCK! I found just the info I already searched all over the place and simply couldn’t come across. What a great web-site.

  3. Yesterday, while I was at work, my sister stole my apple ipad and tested to see if it can survive a 25 foot drop, just so she can be a youtube sensation. My apple ipad is now broken and she has 83 views. I know this is completely off topic but I had to share it with someone!

  4. Hey there! I just wanted to ask if you ever have any issues with hackers?
    My last blog (wordpress) was hacked and I ended up losing a few months of hard work due to no backup.
    Do you have any methods to prevent hackers?

  5. I’m really impressed with your writing skills and also
    with the layout on your blog. Is this a paid theme or did you modify it yourself?
    Anyway keep up the excellent quality writing, it is rare to see a great blog like this
    one nowadays.

  6. It’s perfect time to make some plans for the future and it’s time
    to be happy. I have read this post and if I could I
    want to suggest you few interesting things or suggestions.

    Perhaps you could write next articles referring to this article.
    I want to read more things about it!

  7. Hello, I do think your site might be having browser
    compatibility issues. Whenever I look at your blog in Safari, it looks fine however, if
    opening in I.E., it’s got some overlapping issues. I merely wanted to provide you with
    a quick heads up! Aside from that, great blog!

  8. I’m not sure exactly why but this web site is loading extremely slow for me.
    Is anyone else having this problem or is it a issue on my end?

    I’ll check back later and see if the problem still exists.

  9. hello!,I like your writing very a lot! percentage we communicate extra about your article on AOL?
    I need a specialist in this space to solve my problem.
    Maybe that’s you! Looking forward to see you.

  10. Can I simply say what a comfort to find an individual
    who genuinely understands what they’re talking about on the net.
    You actually know how to bring a problem to light and make it important.
    More and more people really need to check this out and understand this side of the
    story. It’s surprising you are not more popular since you
    surely possess the gift.

  11. Hey, I think your blog might be having browser compatibility issues.
    When I look at your website in Ie, it looks fine but when opening in Internet
    Explorer, it has some overlapping. I just wanted to give you a quick heads up!
    Other then that, wonderful blog!

  12. Definitely believe that which you stated. Your favorite reason seemed to be on the internet
    the easiest thing to be aware of. I say to you, I definitely get
    irked while people think about worries that they plainly do not know about.
    You managed to hit the nail upon the top and also defined out
    the whole thing without having side effect , people can take a signal.
    Will likely be back to get more. Thanks

  13. Thanks for your personal marvelous posting! I really enjoyed
    reading it, you could be a great author. I will ensure that I bookmark your blog and will
    come back in the future. I want to encourage you to continue your great job,
    have a nice day!

  14. Hmm it appears like your blog ate my first comment (it was super long) so I guess I’ll just sum it up what I had written and say, I’m thoroughly enjoying your blog.

    I as well am an aspiring blog blogger but I’m still new to
    everything. Do you have any points for novice blog
    writers? I’d really appreciate it.

  15. Hey there, I think your website might be having browser compatibility
    issues. When I look at your website in Chrome, it looks fine but when opening in Internet
    Explorer, it has some overlapping. I just wanted to give you
    a quick heads up! Other then that, terrific blog!

  16. Hmm it appears like your blog ate my first comment (it was extremely long) so I guess
    I’ll just sum it up what I had written and say, I’m thoroughly enjoying your blog.
    I as well am an aspiring blog blogger but I’m still
    new to the whole thing. Do you have any tips for rookie
    blog writers? I’d certainly appreciate it.

  17. Your style is really unique in comparison to other people I have
    read stuff from. Many thanks for posting when you’ve got
    the opportunity, Guess I’ll just book mark this site.

  18. Excellent goods from you, man. I have understand your stuff previous to and
    you are just too great. I really like what you have acquired here, certainly like what you are saying and the way in which you say it.
    You make it enjoyable and you still take care of to keep it sensible.

    I can’t wait to read far more from you. This is really a tremendous web site.

  19. Do you mind if I quote a couple of your posts as long as I provide credit and sources back to your site?
    My blog is in the very same niche as yours and my visitors would certainly benefit from some of the information you provide here.
    Please let me know if this okay with you. Regards!

  20. Hi, I do believe this is an excellent web site. I stumbledupon it 😉 I will come back once again since i have saved as a favorite it.

    Money and freedom is the best way to change, may you be rich and continue to help others.

  21. Wow, superb weblog structure! How lengthy have you been blogging for?
    you make blogging look easy. The entire glance of your website is wonderful,
    let alone the content material!

  22. Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering if you
    knew of any widgets I could add to my blog that automatically tweet my
    newest twitter updates. I’ve been looking for a plug-in like this for quite some time and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like this.
    Please let me know if you run into anything. I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward
    to your new updates.

  23. Fantastic goods from you, man. I’ve understand your stuff previous to and you are just too great.
    I really like what you’ve acquired here, really like what
    you’re saying and the way in which you say it. You make it entertaining
    and you still care for to keep it smart. I can’t wait to read much more from you.
    This is actually a tremendous website.

  24. I’m impressed, I have to admit. Seldom do I encounter
    a blog that’s both equally educative and amusing, and let me
    tell you, you’ve hit the nail on the head. The problem is something that not enough folks are speaking intelligently about.
    I’m very happy I came across this during my search for something concerning this.

  25. I don’t even know the way I finished up right here, however I thought this put up was great.
    I don’t recognize who you are but definitely you are going to a famous blogger in the event
    you aren’t already. Cheers!

Leave a Reply

Top