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The Margin: Self-driving Tesla slams into a cop car — and the driver blames his dog

A Tesla Model 3 on auto-pilot early Saturday morning crashed into two vehicles — one of them belonged to the Connecticut State Police. The driver explained that he was checking on his dog in the backseat......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 8th, 2019

Tesla Q2 Safety Report Shows Reduction In Autopilot Accidents

Autopilot is Tesla Inc's (NASDAQ: TSLA) name for its driver-assist features, with Full Self Driving software bringing even more capabilities to the company's cars. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 31st, 2020

Tesla "very close" to level 5 autonomous driving technology, Musk says

Musk expects cars to be able to navigate roads without any driver input.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 9th, 2020

The Margin: Autopilot? Watch a Tesla slam into an overturned truck at a high speed

The takeaway here: Self-driving cars aren’t quite ready to drive by themselves......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 1st, 2020

Federal safety official slams Tesla, regulators for misuse of its Autopilot tech

The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board blasted Tesla and unnamed 'government regulators' for jeopardizing traffic safety by not taking measures to prevent 'foreseeable abuse' of Tesla's Autopilot driver-assist fe.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesFeb 25th, 2020

U.S. senator slams Tesla"s "misleading" name for Autopilot driver assistance system

A U.S. senator on Friday urged Tesla Inc to rebrand its driver assistance system Autopilot, saying it has "an inherently misleading name" and is subject to potentially dangerous misuse......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 24th, 2020

The Margin: What was this Tesla driver thinking?

Tesla drivers, whether sleeping at the wheel, filming a porn scene or just worshipping at the altar of Elon Musk, have their fair share of detractors. This latest parking job isn’t helping......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 29th, 2019

Tesla Model X Reportedly On Autopilot Slams Into Construction Truck, Killing Driver, In Ukraine

Tesla Model X Reportedly On Autopilot Slams Into Construction Truck, Killing Driver, In Ukraine.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 8th, 2019

A YouTuber is getting roasted for posting a video of his Tesla driving on Autopilot without anyone in the driver"s seat (TSLA)

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Alex Choi, a YouTuber know.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 5th, 2019

"Far Less Competent Than A Human": Consumer Reports Slams Tesla"s Autopilot

At a time when the safety of Tesla's Autopilot driver-assistance technology is under growing scrutiny, following a former NHTSA head calling for a recall and several fatal  accidents associated with Autopilot, the influen.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 22nd, 2019

"Sit Up And Pay Attention" - Fire Department Urges Drivers After Tesla Slams Parked Fire Truck

A fire department in Waco, Texas is urging drivers to "sit up" and "pay attention" after a Tesla sedan collided with a fire engine on I-35 yesterday. The driver was going southbound and the fire truck was parked near a crash zone to h.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 7th, 2019

The Margin: Watch CNBC host get into heated exchange with Ray Dalio over capitalism

Ray Dalio, billionaire founder of hedge-fund giant Bridgewater Associates, has been hammering away at the system he blames for driving the economic divide in the United States in recent years. Joe Kernen took issue with his stance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 8th, 2019

Tesla Blames Driver in Fatal Car Crash

Tesla on Wednesday defended its semiautonomous Autopilot system in the wake of a fatal crash last month, blaming the incident on the driver after his family hired a lawyer to explore legal options......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 11th, 2018

Tesla Blames Driver in Latest Fatal Model X Crash

Family of deceased driver has hired a law firm. Tesla says a Model X owner who died in a crash last month near San Francisco is at fault, not the semi-autonomous Autopilot system that was engaged when the SUV slammed into a highway divider. The e.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 11th, 2018

Tesla Blames Dead Driver For Fatal Crash, As Family Prepares To Sue

It's been less than two weeks since the stock of Tesla tumbled, when amid a flurry of scandal, production setbacks and Wall Street downgrades, the company admitted that its autopilot had been engaged during a fatal March 23 crash in which Apple.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 11th, 2018

U.K. Tesla Driver Gets 18-Month Driving Ban For Trusting Autopilot Way Too Much

The driver was spotted in the passenger seat with his hands behind his hea.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 29th, 2018

Tesla "driver" turns on Autopilot and climbs into the passenger seat on British highway

He pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, police said......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 30th, 2018

A Tesla Driver Switched to the Passenger Seat During His Self-Driving Commute. Here"s Why That"s Not a Good Idea

We're not quite ready for this......»»

Category: topSource: incMay 1st, 2018

Tesla"s Autopilot engaged during Utah crash

The driver of a Tesla electric car had the vehicle's semi-autonomous Autopilot mode engaged when she slammed into the back of a Utah fire truck over the weekend, in the latest crash involving a car with self-driving features......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2018

Police: Tesla Model S steered into parked police car while in ‘Autopilot’ mode

The driver of a Tesla Model S crashed into a parked police cruiser in Southern California on Tuesday, and told officers the car had been engaged in Autopilot, Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving assistance system. It’s the fourth widely publicized c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2018

Driver blames "autopilot" after Tesla hits police vehicle

"Tesla has always been clear that Autopilot doesn't make the car impervious to all accidents," the company said in a statement......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 30th, 2018