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KBA Clarifies What Abnormalities It Found on Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot
KBA Clarifies What Abnormalities It Found on Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot

22 Sep 2022, 10:26 UTC / According to the market surveillance authority, Navigate on Autopilot could not enter or leave motorways without driver authorization.

 
Tesla Influencers Try to Present FSD as Safe While Almost Hitting a Cyclist
Tesla Influencers Try to Present FSD as Safe While Almost Hitting a Cyclist

9 Feb 2022, 11:39 UTC / After the embarrassing and dangerous episode, they laugh, and one of them asks the other: “Are we going to have to cut that?”

 
AV Safety Expert Proposes a New Classification for Autonomy Levels
AV Safety Expert Proposes a New Classification for Autonomy Levels

7 Feb 2022, 19:14 UTC / According to Philip Koopman, the SAE J3016 standard puts autonomous driving in an engineering perspective that is not helpful for drivers.

 
Tesla Issues Second Recall Connected to FSD – Now It Has to Do With Rolling Stops
Tesla Issues Second Recall Connected to FSD – Now It Has to Do With Rolling Stops

1 Feb 2022, 11:35 UTC / NHTSA discussed rolling stops under the FSD modes Average and Assertive with the EV maker, and it decided to cut that functionality from its cars

 
Dawn Project Fires at Tesla FSD: AV Software Must Be the Best, Not the Worst
Dawn Project Fires at Tesla FSD: AV Software Must Be the Best, Not the Worst

17 Jan 2022, 10:57 UTC / With a campaign titled “Don’t Be a Tesla Crash Test Dummy,” the project is offering $10,000 for anyone that proves there’s worse software than FSD around

 
Shocking Footage Shows What Happens When Tesla Autopilot Fails
Shocking Footage Shows What Happens When Tesla Autopilot Fails

21 Dec 2021, 17:03 UTC / The hacker GreenTheOnly shared it on Twitter, and it revealed that the vehicle was in NoP (Navigate on Autopilot) until the very end

 
Tesla Owners, Face It: You Are Not Testing Full Self-Driving
Tesla Owners, Face It: You Are Not Testing Full Self-Driving

21 Dec 2021, 13:01 UTC / This is what Mahmood Hikmet warns in his latest video, the first of a series that will discuss Tesla’s dangerous approach toward autonomous driving.

 
Consumer Reports Analyzes Automation in Cars, Suggests Ways to Make It Safer
Consumer Reports Analyzes Automation in Cars, Suggests Ways to Make It Safer

6 Nov 2021, 08:40 UTC / Overreliance is just one of the issues the consumer organization thinks need to be addressed in ADAS; naming and standards also risk safety.

 
After FSD Almost Causes Head-On Collision, AV Specialist Asks NHTSA to Stop Tesla
After FSD Almost Causes Head-On Collision, AV Specialist Asks NHTSA to Stop Tesla

1 Nov 2021, 13:42 UTC / Philip Koopman argues that the excuse of no FSD deaths is only valid until someone gets killed while testing the beta software

 
Tesla Hacker Wants Company to Be Upfront About FSD Hardware Promises
Tesla Hacker Wants Company to Be Upfront About FSD Hardware Promises

31 Oct 2021, 08:24 UTC / Jason Hughes showed that Tesla promises that all its EVs had all the hardware they needed for Full Self-Driving date back from October 2016.

 
Waymo Pokes Tesla on Twitter, Makes Fun of Common Autopilot Mistake
Waymo Pokes Tesla on Twitter, Makes Fun of Common Autopilot Mistake

28 Oct 2021, 23:55 UTC / The company said it is leveraging its custom-built sensors so that WaymoDriver doesn’t accidentally take the moon for a traffic light…

 
Engineer Wants to Stop Autonomous Driving Mess, Explains Basic Concepts
Engineer Wants to Stop Autonomous Driving Mess, Explains Basic Concepts

21 Sep 2021, 13:30 UTC / After discussing if Tesla’s approach to autonomous driving is correct or responsible, Mahmood Hikmet explains the technology’s basic concepts.

 
After Fatal Crash, Nio Demands Owners to Take a Test Before Using NOP
After Fatal Crash, Nio Demands Owners to Take a Test Before Using NOP

24 Aug 2021, 17:41 UTC / The idea would not be new: Xpeng would be already asking its customers to take a test to prove they can deal with NGP (Navigation Guided Pilot).