• Tesla crash involving Autopilot prompts federal investigation

    2 monthes ago - By The Verge

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating a Tesla Model S that may have involved the electric car maker's autonomous Autopilot software, according to Reuters. The crash took place last week in Utah, and photos of the totaled Model S made headlines around the country, despite the driver walking away with only a broken ankle.
    The driver, a 28-year-old woman who has not been identified, told police she was driving 60 mph at the time, had Autiopilot engaged, and was looking at her phone with her hands off the steering wheel up until right before the crash occurred...
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  • Tesla Model 3 receives a ‘superior' safety rating for front crash avoidance

    Tesla Model 3 receives a ‘superior' safety rating for front crash avoidance

    2 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    When it comes to safety, Tesla finds itself in an interesting position. For starters, the company finds itself in the news every time a Tesla happens to get into an accident, a dynamic which Elon Musk recently said is incredibly hypocritical. To wit, Musk just this week took to Twitter and said: "It's super messed up that a Tesla crash resulting in a broken ankle is front page news and the ~40,000 people who died in US auto accidents alone in past year get almost no coverage."
    Media coverage of Tesla accidents aside, there's no denying that Tesla vehicles are engineered to be some of the...
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  • U.S. safety agency sends team to investigate Tesla crash

    U.S. safety agency sends team to investigate Tesla crash

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has sent a team to investigate the crash of a Tesla Inc vehicle that the driver said occurred while the vehicle was in autopilot mode.
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