Autopilot

Tesla's new Navigate on Autopilot feature performs much worse than a typical human driver at things like changing lanes and passing and poses a serious safety risk, according to Consumer Reports.
Tesla via CNN
May 22, 2019 - 5:23 pm
By Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN Business (CNN) - - Tesla's new Navigate on Autopilot feature performs much worse than a typical human driver at things like changing lanes and passing and poses a serious safety risk, according to Consumer Reports. "The system's role should be to help the driver, but the...
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a Tesla sedan, left, in autopilot mode that crashed into a parked police cruiser
Laguna Beach Police Department via AP
May 30, 2018 - 10:12 am
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a Tesla sedan in Autopilot mode has crashed into a parked police cruiser in Southern California. Police Sgt. Jim Cota says the officer was not in the cruiser during the crash Tuesday in Laguna Beach. He says the Tesla driver suffered minor injuries. The...
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The dashboard of the Tesla Model S P90D. The Pentagon is going to introduce self-driving cars to the military. (Photo by Chris Walker/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
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May 13, 2018 - 9:36 pm
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) — Police are investigating whether a Tesla sedan's semi-autonomous Autopilot feature was engaged when it rear-ended a fire department truck in Utah. The Tesla Model S crashed into the truck at 60 mph (97 kph) apparently without braking before impact, according to police in...
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