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Trump administration unveils guidelines on self-driving cars

Phys.org - Wed 13 Sep 17

The Trump administration released new guidelines on Tuesday designed to promote the development of self-driving cars.

Tesla shares blame for fatal Autopilot crash according to NTSB report

Gizmag - Wed 13 Sep 17

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has completed its investigation into a fatal crash involving a semi-truck and a Tesla Model S utilizing automated driving systems. ...

Tesla system partly to blame in fatal 2016 crash: safety panel

Phys.org - Tue 12 Sep 17

The "Autopilot" system used in Tesla automobiles was partly to blame for a fatal May 2016 crash in Florida where the electric car slammed into a truck, a US safety report concluded Tuesday.

Investigators to determine likely cause of fatal Tesla crash

Phys.org - Tue 12 Sep 17

Investigators are meeting to determine the likely cause of a crash last year that killed a man using the semiautonomous driving systems of his Tesla Model S sedan. The case has raised questions ...

Investigators Cite Limits of Tesla Autopilot System in Fatal Crash

KQED Science - Wed 13 Sep 17

WASHINGTON — Design limitations of the Tesla Model S’s Autopilot system played a major role in the first known fatal crash of a highway vehicle operating under automated control ...

NTSB places blame on both driver and tech in fatal Tesla crash

Engadget - Tue 12 Sep 17

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has made its final determinations on the cause of the fatal Tesla Model S crash that took place in Florida in May of last year. In a ...

Transport safety body rules safeguards 'were lacking' in deadly Tesla crash

Guardian.co.uk - Tue 12 Sep 17

US National Transportation Safety Board said operational limitations in the Tesla Model S played a major role in the death of 40-year-old Joshua Brown from OhioThe chairman of the US National ...

Lack of ‘safeguards’ in Tesla's Autopilot contributed to fatal crash

The Verge - Tue 12 Sep 17

The National Traffic Safety Board had stern words for all parties involved in the 2016 crash that killed a man driving a Tesla Model S and put the company’s Autopilot driving technology ...

Tesla Autopilot 'partly to blame' for crash

BBC Technology - Tue 12 Sep 17

Federal investigators say Tesla's auto-driving system contributed to a fatal Model S crash in 2016.

NTSB: Tesla’s Autopilot UX a “major role” in fatal Model S crash

Arstechnica - Tue 12 Sep 17

Autopilot too permissive, allowed the system to be used inappropriately.

'System safeguards' lacking in Tesla crash on autopilot: NTSB

Reuters Technology - Tue 12 Sep 17

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Tuesday "operational limitations" in the Tesla Model S played a "major role" in a May 2016 ...

Operational limits played key role in Tesla crash on autopilot: NTSB, Reuters Technology - Tue 12 Sep 17
NTSB: 'operational limitations' played major rule in Tesla autopilot crash, Reuters Technology - Tue 12 Sep 17

NTSB says fatal Tesla Autopilot crash caused in part by resulting inattention

TechCrunch - Tue 12 Sep 17

 The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) held a meeting today to discuss the results of its investigation into a 2016 crash in which a Tesla Model S with Autopilot engaged collided ...

NTSB: Tesla Autopilot 'limitations played a major role' in deadly crash

USA today - Tue 12 Sep 17

Shortcomings in Tesla's partially self-driving system contributed to a crash that killed an Ohio man, a federal transportation official said Tuesday.        

The Telsa autopilot crash that killed one was mostly due to human error

Fastcompany Tech - Wed 13 Sep 17

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that the 2016 crash of a Tesla Model S, which resulted in the death of the driver, was primarily due to the errors on the ...