buying Tesla Full Self-Driving system under fire from US senators
Tesla Full Self-Driving Beta 10 could roll out as early as next week
Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweets that Beta 10 of the company's driver-assistance software might only be a week away.The ambitiously named Tesla Full Self-Driving technology is not currently capable of actual full self-driving. Recently, at its AI Day event, Tesla demonstrated its progress towards full autonomy and gave us a peek behind the scenes at how it's working to speed up autonomous driving development. During the event, Musk was bullish that his tech would eventually be better than the average driver.
Following a newly opened at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the automaker's is now under scrutiny. Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Ed Markey of Massachusetts called on the Federal Trade Commission to open an investigation into Tesla's "deceptive marketing" surrounding FSD.
The two Democrats penned a joint letter to the FTC and Sen. Markey reiterated their argument in an official tweet. "Tesla has repeatedly overstated the capabilities of its Autopilot & Full Self Driving systems," Markey said. He added, "these claims endanger the safety of everyone on the road."
Electric Autopionier: First Ecostroma Tariff: Tesla wants to mix the German electricity market
Electric Autopionier Tesla urges the German electricity market. A first regional tariff is already available, no later than 2022, it could give nationwide Tesla electricity according to a report. © Picture Alliance / Chris Carlson Ladest Stations of Tesla, the electric car disk wants to get big in the electricity market Tesla boss Elon Musk has great in Germany. That he builds in Brandenburg just the first Tesla factory in Europe is likely to have spoken around.
This week, NHTSA opened a formal investigation into the company's Autopilot system after receiving 11 reports of crashes with emergency vehicles. These reports included 17 injuries and one fatality. It marks a major turning point for US regulators as they scrutinize these types of technologies and their marketed capabilities. Neither Autopilot nor the Full Self-Driving beta provide fully autonomous driving and rank as a Level 2 driver-assist system on the .
The FTC confirmed that it received the letter and declined to comment further. Tesla does not operate a public relations department to field requests for comment.
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more powerful batteries from China: Tesla apparently in negotiations on new battery format .
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