Tesla’s Autopilot under scrutiny after fatal crash while system is deployed


Tesla Model S

Tesla’s self-driving system is being evaluated by the US safety organisation after a Model S driver in Florida was killed in a crash

The performance of Tesla’s Autopilot function is being investigated by US car safety officials after a driver was killed in an crash while the autonomous system was deployed.

The driver in Florida hit the side of a lorry trailer after neither he nor the self-driving system apparently noticed the vehicle pulling across the path of his 2015 Tesla Model S.

Having been informed about the crash by Tesla itself, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has opened …read more

Source:: Autocar