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Elon Musk Was Challenged More Than Once This Weekend – Why He Ignored That
Elon Musk Was Challenged More Than Once This Weekend – Why He Ignored That

9 Aug 2022, 09:54 UTC / Cristina Balan and Rick Bomstein dared Musk to prove two famous claims he made on Twitter that do not stand even the most trivial scrutiny.

 
California DMV Says Tesla Misled Customers With Autopilot and FSD
California DMV Says Tesla Misled Customers With Autopilot and FSD

6 Aug 2022, 23:07 UTC / According to the Californian agency, Tesla exaggerated the true capabilities of the two advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).

 
Autopilot Makes Tesla Buy Back Another EV in Germany: It's the Third One Until Now
Autopilot Makes Tesla Buy Back Another EV in Germany: It's the Third One Until Now

3 Aug 2022, 22:05 UTC / The company was convicted by the Darmstadt Regional Court to pay €67,000: his Model 3 had the HW 2.5 computer, not the HW 3.0 it should have

 
Tesla Smart Summon Still Amazes People, Although Few Tesla Owners Use It
Tesla Smart Summon Still Amazes People, Although Few Tesla Owners Use It

1 Aug 2022, 17:50 UTC / An older gentleman appeared baffled by a self-driving Tesla in Smart Summon mode that happened to cross his path in a parking lot

 
Autopilot Is Confirmed to Be Involved With Another Death: a Motorcyclist in Utah
Autopilot Is Confirmed to Be Involved With Another Death: a Motorcyclist in Utah

25 Jul 2022, 22:14 UTC / Although the police stressed that the driver should be paying attention to the road, automatic emergency braking could have prevented the crash.

 
The Idea of a "Highly Configurable Robovan" Came After Musk Did His Best to Populate Earth
The Idea of a "Highly Configurable Robovan" Came After Musk Did His Best to Populate Earth

8 Jul 2022, 08:45 UTC / Elon Musk is back on Twitter with his usual logorrhea, talking about a “highly configurable Robovan” after complaining about people not making enough children

 
New Tesla Fatal Crash in Florida Raises Doubts – Was Autopilot Involved?
New Tesla Fatal Crash in Florida Raises Doubts – Was Autopilot Involved?

7 Jul 2022, 11:29 UTC / A 66-year-old lady and her 67-year-old passenger died instantly when their 2015 Tesla Model S drove underneath a tractor-trailer

 
Watch Tesla Model 3 on FSD Beta Trying to Turn Directly in Front of a Train
Watch Tesla Model 3 on FSD Beta Trying to Turn Directly in Front of a Train

6 Jul 2022, 08:23 UTC / A new video of a Tesla Model 3 driving on Autopilot shows why beta testing self-driving software on public roads is a dangerous idea

 
NHTSA Administrator Promises to Understand and Rule Automated Vehicle Tech
NHTSA Administrator Promises to Understand and Rule Automated Vehicle Tech

29 Jun 2022, 23:37 UTC / Steven Cliff was recently confirmed as the head of NHTSA by the Senate and promised to find a way to measure the performance of such systems

 
Tesla Failed to Report ADAS Crashes to NHTSA, Says Company Investor
Tesla Failed to Report ADAS Crashes to NHTSA, Says Company Investor

22 Jun 2022, 22:12 UTC / Taylor Ogan also said that 71% of all crashes involving Level 2 systems from the EV maker happened with Full Self-Driving, not Autopilot.

 
Elon Musk Says Tesla Is Worth Zero Without FSD – Why He Is Completely Wrong
Elon Musk Says Tesla Is Worth Zero Without FSD – Why He Is Completely Wrong

16 Jun 2022, 15:50 UTC / The deal is that Tesla would not be the automaker with the highest market cap in the world. However, that is pretty far from zero.

 
NTSB Argues Issues With NHTSA’s ADAS Crashes Data Show It Should Be Standardized
NTSB Argues Issues With NHTSA’s ADAS Crashes Data Show It Should Be Standardized

16 Jun 2022, 11:11 UTC / According to Jennifer Homendy, what NHTSA provided was a fruit bowl of data with a lot of caveats that prevent apples-to-apples comparisons

 
NHTSA Upgrades Autopilot Investigation to Engineering Analysis, Finds Disturbing Signs
NHTSA Upgrades Autopilot Investigation to Engineering Analysis, Finds Disturbing Signs

12 Jun 2022, 13:39 UTC / According to the safety regulator, Autopilot disengaged less than one second before the first impact against emergency vehicles, suggesting it was by design.

 
Tesla Quickly Expands FSD Beta Program, Exciting New Features Expected in the Next Release
Tesla Quickly Expands FSD Beta Program, Exciting New Features Expected in the Next Release

8 Jun 2022, 10:35 UTC / Elon Musk announced the FSD Beta program would expand to 100k new users. The system will gain the ability to navigate roads with no map data in a future update

 
NHTSA Says 758 Drivers Complained of Phantom Braking, Will Release FSD Info Soon
NHTSA Says 758 Drivers Complained of Phantom Braking, Will Release FSD Info Soon

4 Jun 2022, 10:12 UTC / The preliminary evaluation is getting more intense after NHTSA asked Tesla additional questions about the system's performance.

 
Autonomous Driving Ph.D. Shows Why Tesla FSD Is Not Safe
Autonomous Driving Ph.D. Shows Why Tesla FSD Is Not Safe

10 May 2022, 17:32 UTC / If you would not accept putting a cardiac pacemaker in your body, why would you be ok with allowing beta software to drive your car?

 
Tesla Removes Radar Vision From Autopilot and FSD for Model 3 and Model Y in Europe
Tesla Removes Radar Vision From Autopilot and FSD for Model 3 and Model Y in Europe

7 Apr 2022, 08:11 UTC / Tesla will transition Model 3 and Model Y sold in Europe and the Middle East to camera-based Pure Vision, removing radar sensors from Autopilot and FSD

 
Tesla Has to Buy Back Model 3 in Germany Due to Unreliable FSD Equivalent
Tesla Has to Buy Back Model 3 in Germany Due to Unreliable FSD Equivalent

25 Mar 2022, 20:38 UTC / The Tesla client complained that his car drove “like a drunk novice driver,” making the ADAS (advanced driver-assistance system) defective

 
Tesla Full Self-Driving To Land in Europe This Year, Beta-Testing Starts in 2023
Tesla Full Self-Driving To Land in Europe This Year, Beta-Testing Starts in 2023

23 Mar 2022, 13:24 UTC / One of the most interesting takeaways from Elon Musk's speech at the Giga Berlin opening ceremony is that Tesla will submit FSD to European regulators this year

 
Tesla's Clear Price Policy Is Nothing But a Fantasy With Priority to FSD Orders
Tesla's Clear Price Policy Is Nothing But a Fantasy With Priority to FSD Orders

17 Mar 2022, 21:38 UTC / And that is far from being the only issue with the company’s rate policies, as constant price changes clearly demonstrate.