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Has Tesla Recovered from the Fatal Autopilot Crash?

A Dutch family was returning home from Belgium when they ran into some trouble. Two SUVs in front of the family’s car crashed together, and it appeared that their car might get swept up in the crash. However, this family was riding in a Tesla Model X—equipped with an autonomous driving system that has proven both good and bad. Did the Fatal Autopilot Crash Hurt Tesla’s Autonomous Vehicle Efforts? The Dutch family was amazed when their vehicle began to slow on its own. According to the driver, he had the SUV in autopilot mode when he saw the crash ahead unfold. He moved to push the brakes only to find that the Model X had already done it for him. The footage from the family’s dash cam also reveals that the car bleeped a warning before the two SUV’s ahead of them wrecked. That means the car actually predicted the…
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Is Tesla’s Autopilot Feature Defective?

It has traveled over 130 million miles while being tested in some 70,000 vehicles all over the world, but is it safe? The Tesla autopilot feature has its fair share of critics. However, most of its critics didn’t have much to complain about until May 7th. On that day, a Tesla Model S crashed while in autopilot mode. Now, the government is turning the auto industry upside down because of it. Is Tesla’s Autopilot Feature Defective? The auto industry plans to roll out autonomous vehicles to the public within the next few years. General Motors plans to have a partial-autonomous drive feature on one of its new Cadillac models next year. And Google is planning to release its autonomous driving cars sometime in 2020. That means the future is now, and driverless cars are coming at us full throttle. However, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is pumping the…
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Is Tesla Liable For The Autopilot Fatality?

A Tesla vehicle in semi-autonomous mode has crashed, and the car’s driver has died. This wreck has stirred questions of safety and responsibility, but nobody in the automotive industry has answers. Who is responsible for these types of crashes? Is there any way to prevent future driverless vehicle wrecks? Will the Tesla crash halt the development of autonomous vehicles? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is trying to find out. Is Tesla Liable For The Autopilot Fatality? Reports are surfacing about the Tesla autopilot crash that claimed the life of a 40-year-old former Navy Seal from Ohio. Sources claim that police found a portable DVD player in the car with the former Seal, and the truck driver involved in the crash claims he heard a Harry Potter movie playing when he went to check on the crashed Tesla. This has led some people to claim that the driver was…
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