Musk Oversaw Video That Exaggerated Tesla’s Self-Driving, Emails Show
Elon Musk oversaw the creation of a 2016 video that exaggerated the abilities of Tesla Inc.’s driver-assistance system Autopilot, even dictating the opening text that claimed the company’s car drove itself.
Feds Review Musk Tweet About Disabling Driver Monitoring
A tweet from Elon Musk indicating that Tesla might allow some owners who are testing a “Full Self-Driving” system to disable an alert that reminds them to keep their hands on the steering wheel has drawn attention from U.S. safety regulators.
California Bill Says Tesla Can’t Call Cars ‘Full Self-Driving’
Starting in 2023, Tesla will effectively be banned from advertising its vehicles as Full Self-Driving in California under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.
NHTSA Investigates Automated Driving System Use in Two Tesla Crashes
The U.S. government’s highway safety agency said Dec. 22 it will send teams to investigate two November crashes in California and Ohio involving Teslas that may have been operating on automated driving systems.
GM’s Cruise Expands Robotaxi Service Despite Federal Safety Probe
General Motors Co.’s Cruise unit started offering rides with its self-driving taxi business in two more cities, expanding beyond San Francisco with cars now operating in Phoenix and in Austin, Texas.
Tesla Says Its Self-Driving Tech May Be a ‘Failure,’ but Not Fraud
Tesla’s Full Self-Driving technology may be a failure, Tesla lawyers admit — but it’s not a fraud.
Apple Scales Back Self-Driving Car, Delays Debut Until 2026
Apple Inc. has scaled back ambitious self-driving plans for its future electric vehicle and postponed the car’s target launch date by about a year to 2026, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Tesla Gives Demo to California DMV Probing Self-Driving Claims
Tesla Inc. demonstrated a beta version of its driver-assistance system for California transportation officials, including outside consultants the automaker previously sought to bar from the event.
Tesla Faces US Criminal Probe Around Self-Driving Claims
U.S. prosecutors are investigating whether Tesla Inc. made misleading claims about the capabilities of its Autopilot driver assistance system, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Ford Cuts Investment in Autonomous Vehicle Unit Argo
Ford is pulling out of its investment in Argo AI, an autonomous vehicle company that it jointly owns, mainly with Volkswagen.October 26, 2022