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Tesla To Bring Back Free Autopilot Trials

06/07/2018, Tesla has been delivering cars with Autopilot hardware installed regardless of whether the customer has bought the convenience feature package which enables its semi-autonomous driving feature. Tesla started offering free Autopilot trials to those...


Tesla Autopilot Crash Investigation Doesn’t Demand Recall

01/19/2017, It was reported in June last year that a Tesla driver was killed when the car’s Autopilot semi-autonomous driving feature was activated. It was the first known fatality in a Tesla car so naturally, it was a big deal. The National Highway...

Updated Tesla Autopilot Release Confirmed For December

11/28/2016, Tesla announced a couple of months ago that an updated Autopilot system will be rolled out to further improve its cars’ semi-autonomous driving functionality. The semi-autonomous system will rely more on the radar after the update as it believes to...

New Tesla Autopilot’s ‘Gradual’ Release Starts Today

09/21/2016, Tesla CEO Elon Musk first revealed a few weeks ago that the company was working on a major upgrade to the Autopilot system. The update was officially announced by the company over a week ago, confirming that the semi-autonomous driving system will now...

Tesla Investigating Fatal Model S Crash In The Netherlands

09/07/2016, For the last couple of months there have been a couple of accidents involving Tesla cars and its semi-autonomous Autopilot driving system, one of them was a fatal accident in which the driver did not survive. Unfortunately, another such accident has taken...

Major Tesla Autopilot Update Coming Soon: Elon Musk

08/31/2016, Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk just tweeted to inform the public that the company has been working on a major Tesla Autopilot update and that it’s going to be released soon. The Autopilot features have had quite a lot of bad press recently due...

Germany Wants Self-Driving Cars To Have Black Boxes

07/18/2016, Given all of the work that’s being done on self-driving cars, it seems inevitable that in a few years we’ll have cars that can drive themselves without needing any help from us mere humans. However, there are significant legal and regulatory...

Tesla Absolves Autopilot Of Responsibility In Model X Crash

07/13/2016, It was reported recently that has has been another Tesla accident in which the Autopilot semi-autonomous driving feature was activated. The first was a fatal crash that’s already being investigated by multiple government bodies and fortunately the...

Fatal Tesla Crash Now Being Investigated By The SEC

07/12/2016, The Securities and Exchange Commission has reportedly started investigating a fatal Tesla crash that happened on May 7th this year, the crash is already being investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration because the company’s...

Another Tesla Crash Blamed On Autopilot

07/11/2016, Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving system Autopilot is taking a lot of heat these days following revelations that the system was turned on in a Model S that was involved in a fatal accident earlier this year, though some reports suggest that the driver...

DVD Player Found In Crashed Tesla Model S

07/03/2016, You might have read recently that a Tesla Model S was involved in a fatal crash with Autopilot activated. It’s unclear at this point whether the semi-autonomous driving system failed or if the driver was at fault, investigators are still looking...