Ford says its Active Drive Assist system will allow for hands-free driving on more than 100,000 miles of divided highways in the U.S. and Canada.
Ford Motor followed Tesla in many ways when it came to the Mustang Mach-E, its new battery electric vehicle, but CEO Jim Farley took to Twitter Thursday to show that Ford is nothing like Tesla when it comes to testing driverless tech using customers as guinea pigs on public roads.
In a tweet about Ford’s upcoming hands-free highway driving system, Farley said: “BlueCruise! We tested it in the real world, so our customers don’t have to.”
The message was a jab at Tesla and CEO Elon Musk.
In October 2020, Tesla released a beta, or unfinished,…