Tech Break

Jul 1st 2016

Tech Break 2776

Autopilot Is Not Autonomous

Tesla is under investigation after the Model S is involved in a fatal crash while on autopilot.
Category: TWiT Bits

Megan Morrone and Becky Worley talk to Tim Stevens from CNET's Roadshow about the fatal crash of a Model S in Autopilot mode. The crash took place when a tractor trailer drove across a highway ahead of the car and everyone wants to know who is at fault. Tim says 130 million miles have been covered by owners using Autopilot in their Models S and X, but there is a fatality every 94 million miles in other cars. Read Tim's article:

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