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Tesla, Ford and VW Sound the Death Knell for Driverless Car Hype

The autonomous-driving sector just endured a day that tech and automotive giants may well look back on the way Wall Street recalls March 16, 2008. Whereas the day Bear Stearns collapsed was an epochal event in the global financial crisis, …

Tesla Flags its Cars Not Ready to Be Approved as Fully Self-Driving this Year

Tesla Inc’s advanced driver assistant software won’t gain regulatory approval in 2022, CEO Elon Musk said in remarks which indicate the company is not yet able to satisfy authorities that its cars can be driven without someone behind the wheel. …

US Report: Nearly 400 Crashes of Automated Tech Vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — Automakers reported nearly 400 crashes of vehicles with partially automated driver-assist systems, including 273 involving Teslas, according to statistics released by U.S. safety regulators on Wednesday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration cautioned against using the numbers …

Tesla Recalls Nearly 54,000 Vehicles That May Disobey Stop Signs

WASHINGTON — Tesla Inc will recall 53,822 U.S. vehicles with the company’s Full Self-Driving (Beta) software that may allow some models to conduct “rolling stops” and not come to a complete stop at some intersections posing a safety risk. The …

California DMV Reviewing Approach to Regulating Tesla’s Public Self-Driving Test

California is reevaluating Tesla Inc’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) test program, to determine if the electric-car maker’s software should fall under its motor vehicle department’s autonomous vehicle regulations, the Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday. FSD is an advanced driver assistance …

Tesla Recalls Nearly 12,000 U.S. Vehicles Over Software Communication Error

Tesla Inc is recalling nearly 12,000 U.S. vehicles sold since 2017 because a communication error may cause a false forward-collision warning or unexpected activation of the emergency brakes, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Tuesday. The California automaker …

Tesla Autopilot Scrutiny Grows as U.S. Asks If Recall Is Planned

The U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration stepped up its scrutiny of Tesla Inc.’s Autopilot, grilling the company over whether it should have issued a safety recall and questioning its rollout of new software customers are testing on city streets. …

Tesla Phases Out Radar Sensors, Shifts to Camera-Based Autopilot

Tesla Inc. updated its website Tuesday to announce that Model 3 and Model Y cars built for North America and shipping this month will no longer be equipped with radar. On Tesla’s earnings call last month, Chief Executive Officer Elon …

Tesla Crash Victim Lauded ‘Full Self-Driving’ in Videos on Tiktok

BERKELEY — A Tesla car driver killed in a recent accident in California praised the automaker’s “full self-driving” features, and posted videos on his apparent Tiktok account, in which he appeared to drive with his hands off the wheel. On …