Feds Open Investigation Into Tesla Autopilot System Following Series of CrashesThe U.S. government has opened a formal investigation into Tesla’s Autopilot partially automated driving system after a series of collisions with parked emergency vehicles.
Feds Order Automakers Including Tesla To Report Automated Vehicle CrashesThe U.S. government's highway safety agency has ordered automakers to report any crashes involving fully autonomous vehicles or partially automated driver assist systems.
Tesla Seems To Change Mind On Cameras Monitoring Drivers While Using AutopilotTesla appears to be changing its tune on whether drivers using Autopilot should be monitored with an in-car camera to make sure they're attentive and safe.
California DMV Places Tesla's 'Full Self-Driving' Under ReviewCalifornia's Department of Motor Vehicles is reviewing whether Tesla is violating a state regulation by advertising its vehicles as being fully autonomous without meeting the legal definition of self-driving.
Officials: Tesla Autopilot Probed In Fatal Southern California CrashA Tesla involved in a fatal crash on a Southern California freeway last week may have been operating on Autopilot before the wreck, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Consumer Reports Tricks Tesla To Drive With No One At WheelConsumer 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.
2 US Agencies Send Teams To Probe Tesla Crash With No DriverTwo federal agencies are sending teams to investigate the fatal crash of a Tesla near Houston in which local authorities say no one was behind the wheel.
Despite Warnings From Tesla, Study Finds Autopilot Drivers Still Aren't Paying Enough AttentionMIT researchers released a study that found that Tesla drivers are more distracted when they use the company's semi-autonomous Autopilot that is in Teslas now.
Tesla Says Cars Can Automatically Stop For Traffic Lights, Stop SignsTesla is rolling out a new feature of its partially automated driving system designed to spot stop signs and traffic signals.
Apple Engineer Playing Smartphone Video Game During Fatal Mountain View Tesla CrashAn Apple engineer, who was killed two years ago in a fiery Tesla crash on a Silicon Valley freeway, was playing a video game on his smartphone at the time of the accident, the National Transportation Safety Board announced at a hearing Tuesday.
NTSB: Man Killed In Mountain View Tesla Crash Complained About AutopilotAn Apple engineer who died when his Tesla Model X hit a concrete barrier on a Silicon Valley freeway had complained before his death that the SUV’s Autopilot system would malfunction in the area where the crash happened.
NHTSA Examining Tesla Unintended Acceleration ComplaintThe U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicles can suddenly accelerate on their own.
3 Recent Crashes, 3 Deaths Raise Questions About Tesla's AutopilotThree crashes involving Teslas that killed three people have increased scrutiny of the company’s Autopilot driving system.
Tesla Faces Lawsuit Over Deadly Florida Autopilot CrashA Florida woman is suing Palo Alto-based Tesla after her husband died in a car crash in which they blame the car's autopilot system.
Amid Skepticism, Tesla Gears Up For Fully Self-Driving Cars In 2020Tesla expects to have full self-driving cars in which humans won't have to touch the steering wheel around the second quarter of next year.