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7/15/2016
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Autopilot was not the cause of an accident involving a Southfield art gallery owner earlier this month in Pennsylvania, according to Tesla Motor Inc. CEO Elon Musk. The head of the Palo Alto, California-based electric vehicle manufacturer tweeted Thursday afternoon...
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7/15/2016
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WASHINGTON (July 14, 2016) — A coalition of auto safety advocates has written President Barack Obama condemning the speed at which the Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are approving the use of self-...
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7/15/2016
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Google's and Chrysler's plans for their self-driving minivans Four consumer and safety advocacy groups wrote a joint letter to The White House asking President Barack Obama to stop allowing cars with self-driving capabilities on public roads. The letter comes...
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7/15/2016
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Consumer groups are calling for the testing of autonomous technology with live humans on the road using the Tesla Autopilot to be stopped after the death of Joshua Brown. Consumer Reports warns that consumers should never be guinea pigs. Consumer Watchdog is...
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7/14/2016
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Washington — Consumer Reports is calling for Tesla to turn off its autopilot system after a series of crashes involving the company’s vehicles that were operating with their automated driving feature activated, including one crash that was fatal. The...
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7/14/2016
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The number of consumer-advocacy organizations calling for Tesla to do something about its much-criticized Autopilot system is growing. Consumer Reports called for Tesla to "disable hands-free operation until its system can be made safer" Thursday morning....
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7/13/2016
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Washington — Consumer and safety advocates are urging the federal government to pump the brakes on self-driving cars after a series of crashes involving Tesla vehicles that were operating with their automated driving system activated, including one crash that was...
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7/13/2016
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In the wake news involving a traffic fatality when a Tesla in Autopilot mode collided with a semi trailer earlier this year, a coalition of auto safety advocates Wednesday called on President Barack Obama to stop what they called his “administration’s...
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7/13/2016
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Four consumer advocacy groups called on the Obama administration to halt its plan to assimilate driverless cars onto America’s roads until “adequate Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards covering autonomous technologies are implemented through a public...
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7/12/2016
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The manager of the state’s electric grid released studies Tuesday that show its proposed expansion would yield annual consumer savings of as much as $1.5 billion by 2030 and help with the state’s goal of 50% renewable energy by then. The California...