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Tesla's Working On A Fix To Stop Its Wipers From Spraying People With Rainwater Tesla's Working On A Fix To Stop Its Wipers From Spraying People With Rainwater

Tesla finally got around to working out automatically activated windshield wipers, launching another “beta” test for the feature last week. There’s a slight issue involving the wipers flinging water onto owners that still needs ironing out, but Elon Musk has announced that a fix is on the way.

Tesla's 'Hell' Threatens Its Future Tesla's 'Hell' Threatens Its Future

In August, after Tesla got production underway for the Model 3 and made first deliveries of the new mass-market electric sedan to employees, CEO Elon Musk said there should “absolutely” be “zero concern” about the automaker’s ability to increase production to 10,000 cars per week at some point in 2018. This week, that…

Cadillac's Super Cruise Makes The Self-Driving Future Seem Possible Cadillac's Super Cruise Makes The Self-Driving Future Seem Possible

The building blocks for autonomous cars are already here, but so far the biggest step into that world for actual consumers has been Tesla’s Autopilot. Now General Motors is going there too with a semiautonomous highway driving feature called Super Cruise, available on the new Cadillac CT6. Questions about how it…

Feds Can't Say Why They Claim Tesla's Autosteer Cuts Crashes By 40 Percent Feds Can't Say Why They Claim Tesla's Autosteer Cuts Crashes By 40 Percent

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration can’t provide details on how it reached a conclusion that Tesla vehicle crashes dropped 40 percent after the automaker installed Autosteer—which keeps the car centered within a lane—into its semi-autonomous Autopilot system.

Limits Of Tesla's Autopilot And Driver Error Cited In Fatal Model S Crash Limits Of Tesla's Autopilot And Driver Error Cited In Fatal Model S Crash

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board ruled today that the “operational design” of Tesla’s Autopilot played a key role in a 2016 fatal crash that left the owner of a Model S dead. The vehicle’s semi-autonomous system permitted the driver, Joshua Brown to use Autopilot in ways “inconsistent” with warnings from…

Feds To Partially Blame Tesla's Autopilot In Fatal Crash: Report Feds To Partially Blame Tesla's Autopilot In Fatal Crash: Report

On Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board is expected to find that Tesla’s semi-autonomous driving system, known as Autopilot, should partially be blamed for a 2016 fatal crash involving a Model S that slammed into the side of the truck, according to Bloomberg. The report comes after the family of Joshua…

Moist, Warm Human Brain Saves Tesla's Ass When Autopilot Almost Wrecks Moist, Warm Human Brain Saves Tesla's Ass When Autopilot Almost Wrecks

I believe that it won’t be long before we have fully-autonomous cars, capable of whisking our inattentive asses around in total safety. I also know that we are by no means there yet, as this alarming video of a Tesla driver quickly taking control of the car from Autopilot to avoid a wreck shows.

Tesla Driver In Marsh Crash Now Says It Was His Fault And Not Autopilot's Tesla Driver In Marsh Crash Now Says It Was His Fault And Not Autopilot's

Tesla’s semi-autonomous Autopilot feature caught flak on Sunday, as it appeared a driver had blamed the system for causing his car to suddenly accelerate, head off a road, and roll over into a marsh. On Monday, his story changed. It wasn’t Autopilot’s fault, he said, it was his own.

Autopilot Blamed For Tesla Crashing And Rolling Into A Marsh Autopilot Blamed For Tesla Crashing And Rolling Into A Marsh

Tesla’s Autopilot is being blamed once again for causing a car crash. This time the driver claims that the vehicle suddenly accelerated in Autopilot mode, causing the car to go off the road and roll over into a marsh.

Tesla Driver In Fatal Florida Crash Got Numerous Warnings To Take Control Back From Autopilot Tesla Driver In Fatal Florida Crash Got Numerous Warnings To Take Control Back From Autopilot

Joshua Brown, the Tesla driver killed last year while using the semi-autonomous Autopilot mode on his Model S, received several visual and audio warnings to take control of the vehicle before he was killed, according to a report from the National Transportation Safety Board. Despite the warnings, Brown kept his hands…

Tesla Dropped A First Look Of The Model Y And It Doesn't Have Any Dang Mirrors Tesla Dropped A First Look Of The Model Y And It Doesn't Have Any Dang Mirrors

Tesla had its big annual shareholder call today with plenty of confirmations for things that were expected to be confirmed, but one little surprise was this sneak peek at the Model Y crossover.

Elon Musk On His Own Company's Technology: 'Safe, But Unpleasant' Elon Musk On His Own Company's Technology: 'Safe, But Unpleasant'

Your run-of-the-mill corporate CEO couldn’t get away with this shit. In a series of tweets on Sunday, Tesla founder Elon Musk revealed that a new Autopilot software update should be ready for next month, and then went on to say that, Autopilot—of which the latest version is designed by Tesla, which, so you’re clear,…

Angry Owners Sue Tesla For Using Them As Beta Testers Of 'Dangerously Defective' Autopilot Angry Owners Sue Tesla For Using Them As Beta Testers Of 'Dangerously Defective' Autopilot

Tesla drivers are suing the company for making them “beta testers of half-baked software that renders Tesla vehicles dangerous,” as Bloomberg reports. That’s the strongest condemnation of the sophisticated but sometimes controversial Autopilot system we’ve seen yet.

GM Muscles In On Tesla's Autopilot With 'Super Cruise' Tech On New Cadillac CT6s GM Muscles In On Tesla's Autopilot With 'Super Cruise' Tech On New Cadillac CT6s

Cadillac is taking direct aim at Tesla by announcing that the 2018 CT6 sedan will be General Motors first vehicle to come equipped with the long-awaited Super Cruise, the semi-autonomous highway driving feature that GM has been working on for years. Cadillac calls Super Cruise the “industry’s first true hands-free…

I Have No Idea Why This Analyst Thinks Tesla Is Hiding A Secret Autopilot On The Model 3 I Have No Idea Why This Analyst Thinks Tesla Is Hiding A Secret Autopilot On The Model 3

There’s a weird tidbit note Morgan Stanley circulating today about Tesla, which announced its quarterly sales are up 69 percent (heh). The financial institution’s analyst Adam Jonas says it’s Morgan Stanley’s belief that Tesla “may be ‘under-selling’ the safety features of the upcoming Model 3.” I’m not sure what he’s…

Tesla's Latest Update For The Model S Finally Makes It Good Again Tesla's Latest Update For The Model S Finally Makes It Good Again

Tesla’s approaching the launch date for production of the Model 3, and in the meantime continues to roll out the latest software update for owners with the latest hardware, including notable safety features and tasteful conveniences.

Don't Use Tesla's Autopilot Like This Don't Use Tesla's Autopilot Like This

My god, people. Tesla’s Autopilot requires constant human supervision—Tesla knows it, we know it, you should know it. In case you don’t, here’s another helpful video: A Model S running into a highway barrier near Dallas, after it failed to recognize the roadway and merge into another lane.

Clever Owner Uses Tape To Discover Nearly All Of Tesla's New Cameras Do Nothing Clever Owner Uses Tape To Discover Nearly All Of Tesla's New Cameras Do Nothing

The roll out from Tesla Autopilot 1.x to 2.0 has been, uh, less than smooth. The program is still very much in beta, and out of the car’s eight cameras in its new hardware suite, only one actually gets used in the new Autopilot software, as one intrepid owner armed with painter’s tape discovered.

Watch Tesla Autopilot 2.0 Drive Like A Drunk Old Man Watch Tesla Autopilot 2.0 Drive Like A Drunk Old Man

Someone’s Autopilot woke up on the wrong side of the bed. A video by a Tesla Model S owner that was uploaded to YouTube shows his vehicle, equipped with the latest hardware and Autopilot 2.0, struggling to stay in a lane, despite what appears to be pristine driving conditions and clearly defined roadways.

No Evidence Driver In Fatal Tesla Crash Was Watching A DVD: Police No Evidence Driver In Fatal Tesla Crash Was Watching A DVD: Police

When Joshua Brown was killed last summer after his Tesla Model S in Autopilot mode crashed into a tractor trailer, the incident was compounded by the claim that he was watching a Harry Potter film at the time. But a new report says police found no evidence that’s true, according to The Verge.

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