According to the latest data available for Tesla’s autopilot feature, the company has registered one accident for every 4.53 miles driven in autopilot mode in the United States. For those driving a Tesla without Autopilot and without the active safety features, the company registered one accident for every 1.56 million miles driven. By comparison, NHTSA’s most recent data shows that in the United States there is one automobile crash every 479,000 miles.
Slate tells the harrowing story of Joshua Neally, a 37-year-old attorney in Springfield, Missouri who claims that his Tesla Model X’s autopilot feature saved his life. Neally was driving home in late July when he suddenly felt something like “a… Read More ›
This week, Tesla and investigators made public that the May crash of a Tesla Model S in Florida resulted in the first-ever fatality for an operator of a vehicle driving autonomously. There is early evidence that the driver may have… Read More ›