The autonomous program isn’t meant for most types of driving, and the automaker compares its new luxury vehicles to older, cheaper cars. After years of hype about its autonomous driving system, the facts are coming out about how safe Tesla and Autopilot really are. Elon Musk’s company admits three of its vehicles have crashed while […]Read more "How Tesla and Elon Musk Exaggeraged Safety Claims About Autopilot and Cars"
Summary More reports of Tesla autopilot users getting into accidents are emerging. While many have already commented on Tesla’s handling of these incidents, I comment on the technical side of the autopilot technology Tesla is using. Aside from product management issues, Tesla’s approach might not lead to fully autonomous driving in principle. A self-driving car […]Read more "Tesla’s Cheap Approach To Autopilot Might Not Lead Anywhere"
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"