• Consumer Reports says you can trick a Tesla to drive by itself

    17 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    After the fatal Tesla Model S crash in the U.S. last week , Consumer Reports confirms that you can trick a Model Y into driving on Autopilot without anyone in the driver's seat.
    It should be noted that Tesla claims that Autopilot wasn't enabled when the crash that killed two people took place in Texas, but local authorities claim that no one was sitting in the driver's seat. Tesla CEO Elon Musk also tweeted that Autopilot couldn't have been engaged on the road with the crash because there were no painted road lines. That being said, Tesla owners have taken to Twitter to show that this can...
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  • Tesla Autopilot easily runs without a driver, Consumer Reports shows - Roadshow

    Tesla Autopilot easily runs without a driver, Consumer Reports shows - Roadshow

    17 days ago - By CNET

    With just some weight on the wheel and the seatbelt clicked in, Autopilot had no problem running without a driver present.
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  • Consumer Reports tricks Tesla to drive with no one at wheel

    17 days ago - By Phys.org

    Consumer Reports said Thursday it was able to easily trick a Tesla into driving in the car's Autopilot mode with no one at the wheel.
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  • Tesla's Autopilot Tricked to Activate Without a Driver With a Simple Hack

    Tesla's Autopilot Tricked to Activate Without a Driver With a Simple Hack

    17 days ago - By Tech Times

    The Autopilot hack is too simple that anyone could try it, but it is definitely not recommended.
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  • Tesla is being scrutinized by Senate Democrats for Autopilot misuse

    Tesla is being scrutinized by Senate Democrats for Autopilot misuse

    17 days ago - By The Verge

    Photo by James Bareham / The Verge
    Two Senate Democrats are urging federal regulators to take “corrective actions” against Tesla to prevent further misuse of the company's advanced driver assist feature. The request comes in the aftermath of a fatal crash in which two men from Texas were killed after their Tesla Model S crashed with no one in the driver's seat.
    In a letter sent to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Acting Administrator Steven Cliff, Senators Ed Markey and Richard Blumenthal implored the agency to determine the exact cause of this recent crash to “better inform”...
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  • Tesla's Autopilot is ‘easily' tricked into working without anyone in the driver's seat

    Tesla's Autopilot is ‘easily' tricked into working without anyone in the driver's seat

    17 days ago - By The Verge

    Photo by Sean O'Kane / The Verge
    Consumer Reports said Thursday it was “easily” able to trick Tesla's Autopilot system to operate without anyone in the driver's seat. The publication's test came amid questions about the safety of the company's advanced driver assist system in the aftermath of a fatal crash in Texas in which authorities said there was no one behind the steering wheel.
    Using a weighted chain attached to the steering wheel to simulate the pressure of the driver's hands, two Consumer Reports researchers were able to use the steering wheel dial on a Tesla Model Y to accelerate...
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