Tesla Model S News
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Tuesday that a Tesla Model S was in Autopilot mode when it struck a fire truck in Culver City, California, one of a series of crashes the board is investigating involving Tesla's driver assistance system. The 2014 Model S Autopilot system was engaged continuously for the final 13 minutes 48 seconds of the trip before the vehicle struck a fire truck parked on Interstate-405 in January 2018, the NTSB safety board said in documents posted on
No systemic problem, automaker says, though it pushes out a software update.
Tesla Autopilot creates the most confusion of all because of its name.
A longer-range battery is also in the works.
The over-the-air update applies to Model S sedan and Model X crossover.
Capital raise will help pay for Shanghai expansion, Model Y development.
Ride-hailing company claims nearly $1 million in lost revenue due to repairs.