Author: Rob Tracinski Source: Real Clear Future Elon Musk just unveiled part two of his “master plan” for Tesla, but somehow instead of seeming ambitious and visionary, it seems a bit delusional. The most immediate and practical parts of the new plan consist of doing what others are also doing, like working on electric buses. But Musk […]Read more "The Autopilot Fiasco Could Crash Tesla’s Master Plan"
Summary Musk’s latest tweets indicate, contrary to prior claims, the Autopilot data is not statistically relevant. Musk’s tweets attempt to redefine beta and support our contention the product may be alpha or even pre alpha. Empirical data suggests Autopilot is much less safe than not having Autopilot and we challenge Mr. Musk to present comparative […]Read more "Smitten Tesla Owners Do Not Realize They Are Lab Rats For The Company’s Autonomous Technology"
Deadly Tesla Crash Exposes Confusion over Automated Driving Amid a federal investigation, ignorance of the technology’s limitations comes into focus How much do we really know about what so-called self-driving vehicles can and cannot do? The fatal traffic accident involving a Tesla Motors car that crashed while using its Autopilot feature offers a stark reminder […]Read more "The Science of Automated Cars and an Impatient Business"
Part 2, that is. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk on Sunday tweeted his intention to soon publish part two of his “top secret Tesla masterplan” following an embattled several weeks for the Silicon Valley heavyweight. The tweet, which read “Working on Top Secret Tesla Masterplan, Part 2. Hoping to publish later this week” comes amid […]Read more "Secret Masterplan and a Reluctant Wall Street"
The nation’s top auto safety regulator said on Wednesday that it had begun an investigation of a second crash involving a Tesla Motors car equipped with Autopilot technology, a system designed to let vehicles drive themselves for brief periods. In the nonfatal crash, a Tesla sport utility vehicle rolled over last Friday on the Pennsylvania Turnpike […]Read more "U.S. Safety Agency Investigates Another Tesla Crash Involving Autopilot"