Tesla Bears Some Blame for Self-Driving Crash Death, Feds Say

IT’S BEEN NEARLY a year and a half since Joshua Brown became the first person to die in a car driving itself. In May 2016, Brown was on a Florida highway in his Tesla Model S using Autopilot, the semi-autonomous driver assist feature that handles steering and speed during highway driving.

Tesla and Google named most investible brands in the driverless market

Results from the second quarter of a year-long research study have revealed how investors view the performance of a range of different players in the autonomous vehicle (AV) market, providing for each firm, the % of investors who judge that company as ranking in the top 5 for having the most investible autonomous vehicle technology.

Tesla death smash probe: Neither driver nor autopilot saw the truck • The Register

American crash investigators have thrown open their files on a fatal motorway collision between a Tesla Model S and a truck, confirming Tesla’s earlier statement that its autopilot failed to notice the truck blocking the car’s path.

Tesla will double the stations in its Supercharger network by the end of the year

As Tesla prepares to roll out the Model 3, a mid-priced electric sedan which signals the company’s transition from high-end electric cars to mass-market adoption, one big priority is upgrading the charging infrastructure.

To cover massive upcoming demand, Tesla is planning on significantly expanding its charging stations, including the high-speeding docking stations known as the SuperCharger.

Elon Musk Predicts Fully Driverless Cars Are Less Than Two Years Away – The Drive

When Elon Musk sat down to give his Ted Talk, the Tesla CEO spoke about more than just Tesla’s entry into the semi truck market and The Boring Company, he also talked about the entry into full vehicle automation. This news comes less than a week after Audi readies its first level-3 autonomous vehicle for production with the launch of its A8.

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