Dara Khosrowshahi has come under fire for comparing the journalist's killing to a glitch in his company's self-driving cars.
'We’ve made mistakes too, right?' said Dara Khosrowshahi. He later expressed regret for his remark.
As autonomous vehicles enter the uncanny valley, experts are asking whether more cars are what cities really need.
Details of the so-called Tesla Network will be released sometime next year.
The vehicles will see regular public use.
The move comes after a fatal crash involving a Tesla in Autopilot mode.