Tesla’s New Robotic Charger Plugs Itself In, Freaks Everyone Out

Tesla’s New Robotic Charger Plugs Itself In, Freaks Everyone Out

Snakes alive! This is seriously creepy.

Originally announced as being in development last December, Tesla’s automatic charging system has finally been revealed to the world – and the world has been left seriously spooked.

Back then, Elon Musk, Tesla Motors’ chief executive officer and product architect, said it would be like a “solid metal snake”. And that’s exactly what’s been delivered: a metal “snake” that seeks out its “prey” in the form of a charging port all by its very clever electronic self.

See a prototype bend and twist all serpent-like then insert itself into a Model S below:

Mesmerisingly clever.

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