Craig Trudell and Keith Laing

Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

NHTSA Opens Two Defect Investigations Into Tesla Autopilot

tesla autopilot Tesla dashboard by Christopher Godney/Bloomberg News

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which has the authority to force recalls, has opened two formal defect investigations that could ultimately lead Tesla Inc. to have to retrofit cars and restrict use of Autopilot in situations it still can’t safely handle.

April 18, 2022