Tesla has advised a California regulator it could not achieve entire self-driving engineering by the end of this yr, a memo by the California Department of Motor Motor vehicles (DMV) seen by Reuters showed.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk claimed during an earnings convention connect with in January that he was “very self-assured the car or truck will be in a position to push by itself with reliability in extra of human this yr”.

Tesla has also rolled out what it describes as a “beta” version of its “entire self-driving” (FSD) software to a minimal amount of staff members and consumers since Oct, and Musk has touted the ability on Twitter.

“Elon’s tweet does not match engineering actuality for each CJ. Tesla is at Level two at this time,” the California DMV claimed in a memo about its 9¬†March convention connect with with Tesla associates, which include autopilot engineer CJ Moore.

Level two engineering is semi-automatic driving which requires supervision by a human driver.

The memo was produced by lawful transparency group PlainSite, which acquired it under the Freedom of Details Act (FOIA), Reuters claimed.

“Tesla indicated that Elon is extrapolating on the rates of advancement when speaking about L5 abilities. Tesla couldn’t say if the charge of advancement would make it to L5 by end of calendar yr,” the memo claimed.

The California DMV, Tesla and Moore ended up not right away available for comment to Reuters.

“Tesla indicated that they are nevertheless firmly in L2,” California DMV claimed in the memo. “As Tesla is mindful, the public’s misunderstanding about the restrictions of the engineering and its misuse can have tragic outcomes.”

The California Freeway Patrol is investigating why a Tesla automobile crashed into an overturned truck on a freeway around Fontana, California, on Wednesday, killing the Tesla’s driver. The patrol did not say irrespective of whether the Tesla was working on Autopilot or not, Reuters claimed.

Federal freeway security regulators are investigating additional than 20 mishaps involving Tesla vehicles, the report additional.