Mwings news for the controversial Elon Musk.Mrs. in two million of Tesla sold in the United States (specifically 2,031,220 units) will be recovered, as the system Automatic pilot (It is speed control adaptive with maintenance on the track) does not have sufficient controls to avoid being misusedwhich led to a good number of accidents.

Almost all cars sold in the United States

In practice, this means reviewing almost all Tesla sold in that country, as the call affects the Model 3 registered between 2017 and 2023, Models sold between 2012 and 2023, Model X manufactured between 2016 and 2023 and Model Y from 2020 to 2023.

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The decision was taken by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)what happened from to reviewing 956 accidents where Tesla was involved with the Autopilot system activated, and more specifically 322 which included frontal impacts and collisions involuntary deactivation of the system.

There is no room for reaction

The problem is that drivers They activate autopilot and 'relax' in relation to driving. And, without a system that monitors the driver's eyes to check that you are paying attention driving, any problem may cause the deactivation without noticing who is behind the wheel, leaving very little or no no margin for the reaction.

Tesla stated that this system is misunderstood by some of its customers as an autonomous driving feature, when in reality it is not.

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The letter that NHTSA sent to Tesla makes it clear that this system can increase the risk of collision and that there is no Tesla effective warning system Make sure the driver is attentive while driving. The Administration believes that this has been the cause of the at least 17 people died in accidents. That's why he asks them to assemble it and also that when the system Auto steering (which guarantees the car's centering in the lane) cannot continue performing its task, notify the driver by visual and acoustic alerts.



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