- Oct 24, 2017
"We're also good at sensors and batteries and we'll probably have a prototype next year that looks like this," Musk said.
Musk said the robot, code-named “Optimus,” is based on the same chips and sensors that Tesla’s cars use for self-driving features. It’s five foot eight inches tall, and has a screen where the head is for useful information, Musk said. Tesla is designing it so that humans will be able to run away from the robot or overpower it.