Tesla's Autopilot self-driving system slammed in lawsuit
Tesla's Autopilot partial self-driving system is flawed, causing cars to steer erratically when it is engaged, and the electric automaker hasn't been timely in delivering promised safety features, a lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges.
"Autopilot capabilities that consumers paid $5,000 extra to obtain are anything but 'safer' and 'stress free,'" alleges the lawsuit on behalf of three Tesla owners. "Many owners report the Autopilot is essentially unusable and demonstrably dangerous."
The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in San Jose, Calif., seeks class-action status. Tesla,... read more
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