NTSB investigation of Model 3 fatal crash in March finds Autopilot was active

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Autonomous driving Electric (Battery The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on the fatal March 2019 crash of a Tesla Model 3 with a semi-trailer in Delray Beach, Fla., stating that the Autopilot driver-assist system was active at the time of the crash.

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Consumer Reports calls on Tesla to disable and update auto steering function, remove “Autopilot” name

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Consumers should never be guinea pigs for vehicle safety ‘beta’ programs. Autonomous driving Electric (Battery) Regulations SafetyConsumer Reports is calling on Tesla to disable the automatic steering function in the Autopilot driving-assist system available in its Model S vehicles until the company updates the function to confirm that the driver’s hands remain on the steering wheel at all times.

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Wanted: Electric MINI test drivers

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Fully re-charging the battery using off-peak electricity at current prices will cost around £1.50. The 240V/32 amp supply provided by the wall box can fully charge the MINI E’s lithium-ion battery pack from empty in just 4.5 MINI is on the hunt for willing test drivers to drive its electric MINI cars as part of a Government-backed scheme to get electric cars on the roads. Pioneering drivers are wanted to partake in MINI E UK research project.