Jump to content

MyCarForum Logo
Search
Magnifying glass

SEARCH

2

Tesla investigates fatal Autopilot related crash in China

By Faiming_low on 16 Sep 2016 in Other News

Attached Image Tesla has announced that it is investigating a fatal Autopilot Model S crash that occurred in China. The car crashed into a street sweeping truck on a Chinese highway while Autopilot was enabled.

According to Reuters, the family of 23-year old Gao Yaning blamed the semi-autonomous driving feature for the death and has since filed a lawsuit against Tesla in July.

Tesla has responded that it is unable to determine the feature was in use or not due to the serve damage caused by the crash.


Online comments have suggested that Autopilot could have been enabled and failed to recognize the sweeper truck as the car is seen not avoiding nor braking before the impact.



Viewed: 6,855 times

Faiming_low
Written by Faiming_low
Since young, Fai Ming has always centered his life around cars. In fact his first word was 'car' and not 'mum' or 'dad'. Aren't kids cute?



  • 1
ER-3682 Sep 18 2016 01:39 PM

This tell you,not to trust 100% "Self Driving"....A Car is always a Car,it won't "feel" pain when crashed...

Ake109 Sep 18 2016 05:44 PM

I wish people would stop using the autopilot. How Darwinian is that? At those speeds, you take your hands off the controls?

  • 1
 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
Purchase MPM engine oils and stand a chance to win $500 cash and a three-year supply of MPM...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
The BMW 8 Series is making its return. The German automaker's flagship coupe is replacing the...
Photo
Bridgestone showed their support to Singapore Polytechnic’s SunSPEC5 solar car team before they h...
Photo
As part of its future plans, Mazda has announced that it will be introducing a new generation of...
Photo
Subaru has released a couple of photos of its new concept car, the Viziv Performance Concept. Is...
Photo
The British firm's first EV could go into production as early as 2019 and will build on EXP12...
   Lifestyle Articles