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An American regulator calls the automaker again on its driving assistance systems.
The US Road Safety Agency (NHTSA) askedof additional explanations on its driving assistance systems, particularly that some users have apparently not the right to talk about it. negatively. As part of a preliminary survey on Autopilot opened in August after a series of accidents with emergency vehicles, the Agency sent Tuesday, October 12 to the a letter claiming information on the Confidentiality agreements concluded with some conductors that have been testing since October 2020 a new feature.
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The latter, called Full Self-Driving (FSD), theoretically allows to detect stops and turn at the intersections where AutoPilot is mainly used to control the speed and trajectory of the car on delimited pathways. According to some information, explains NHTSA, the confidentiality agreements "apparently limit the capacity of the participants (testing the new version) to share information that may be negatively depicted". However, the Agency is based on comments reported by drivers to evaluate potential security defects. "Any agreement that may prevent or dissuade participants in the test program to report security issues to NHTSA is unacceptable," writes the Agency in this document that AFP could consult Wednesday.
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in a separate letter, the NHTSA also asks Tesla to justify why the company has not incurred a reminder of the vehicles after updating its Driving help software to improve the detection of emergency vehicle lights at night. Any constructor is indeed in the obligation to recall the vehicles concerned when he considers to have spotted a defect that can affect the security, recalls the NHTSA. The Agency also calls for information on how the group has chosen drivers who have since early October request testing a new version of its driving assistance system, nicknamed FSD Beta 10.2.
ELON Musk announced Monday on Twitter that this version was being deployed with the drivers that the company considers as the safest . Autopilot is already subject to many polemics after a series of accidents involving brand vehicles. The fact that Tesla tests in real conditions with lambdas drivers of new driving aid features without having asked for specific authorization feeds controversies.
Tesla profits surge on higher auto sales despite chip crunch .
Tesla's third-quarter profits more than quadrupled on sharply higher sales despite a global semiconductor shortage that has plagued the auto industry, according to results released Wednesday. Elon Musk's electric car company posted a record profit of $1.6 billion for the three-month period, as revenues surged 57 percent to $13.8 billion compared to the year-ago period. Tesla also delivered a record 241,391 vehicles during the period, with sales significantly ramping up in North America and China.