By Alex Fitzpatrick
January 11, 2016

Tesla is two years away from building fully autonomous cars, CEO Elon Musk told Fortune in an interview.

“I think we have all the pieces, and it’s just about refining those pieces, putting them in place, and making sure they work across a huge number of environments—and then we’re done,” said Musk.

Tesla’s high-end, all-electric vehicles have been getting new semi-autonomous features thanks to software upgrades delivered over the Internet. These abilities, like automatically staying in a highway lane at a safe distance from traffic ahead, are just a hint of what’s to come for Tesla and other automakers.

For the rest of Musk’s interview, head over to Fortune.

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