Tesla crash News

Tesla Autopilot was Engaged During Fatal Florida Crash

WASHINGTON — Tesla Inc’s Autopilot feature was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in at least the third fatal U.S. crash reported involving the driver-assistance system, the National Transportation Safety …

Federal Safety Agencies Investigating 2 Fatal Tesla Crashes in Florida

U.S. authorities are investigating a fatal Tesla Inc. Model S crash in Florida last Sunday that killed the driver and caused a massive fire, the second fatal Tesla crash in the state this week being probed, the National Highway Traffic …

Florida Man Sues Tesla Over Autopilot Feature, Crash

A Florida man says the autopilot feature of his Tesla vehicle failed to detect a disabled car on a highway, leading to a collision that left him with permanent injuries, according to a negligence lawsuit filed Tuesday. Shawn Hudson said …

Tesla That Caught Fire in Florida Crash Reached 116 MPH

A Tesla Inc. Model S driven by an 18-year-old reached a top speed of 116 miles per hour before skidding into a wall in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and bursting into flames, according to a preliminary report by U.S. accident investigators. …

Another Crash: Tesla With Autopilot Rearends Truck Stopped at Red Light

A Tesla sedan with a semi-autonomous Autopilot feature has rear-ended a fire department truck at 60 mph (97 kph) apparently without braking before impact, but police say it’s unknown if the Autopilot feature was engaged. The cause of the Friday …

Tesla Says Missing Freeway Barrier Made California Crash Worse

A missing or damaged safety shield on the end of a California freeway barrier worsened the impact of a crash involving a Tesla SUV that killed a man last week, the electric car maker said on its website. The company …

Tesla Crash With Autopilot Triggers Safety Board’s Interest

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is gathering information about an accident involving a Tesla Inc. Model S sedan that rear-ended a firetruck on a freeway near Los Angeles on Monday, the agency said. The safety agency has not yet …

Officials Confirm Driver Was Speeding in Fatal Tesla Crash

Federal investigators probing the deadly wreck in Florida of a Tesla car that was using automated driving technology have found that the vehicle was speeding when it hit a truck. The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary …

Tesla Shares Fall on Reports of Second Fiery Crash

Tesla Motors shares dropped after reports of a second fiery crash involving the company’s Model S electric car. On Oct. 17 in Merida, Mexico, a Model S sped into a roundabout, crashed through a concrete wall and hit a tree. …