Autonomous Vehicles

Jury: Tesla just 1% to blame for teen driver’s fiery crash

Michael Brooks, at the Center for Auto Safety, said other lawsuits are pending against Tesla involving the…

Federal safety agency expands its investigation of Tesla’s Autopilot system.

“This isn’t your typical defect case,” said Michael Brooks, acting executive director at the Center for Auto…

Tesla Faces Increase in Complaints Over ‘Phantom Braking’

“That is a huge number of complaints in a short time, and indicates that NHTSA’s probe should…

Drivers complain of ‘phantom braking’ on some newer model vehicles, NHTSA investigating

“AEB is all over the place. We’re seeing different results. Some don’t work great at high speeds…

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Feds investigate Newport Beach Tesla crash that killed three

The Center for Auto Safety says the technology’s rollout may have been premature. By CBS Los Angeles…

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High-tech cars take the pain out of recalls, but there’s a catch

“We’re getting into the area where humans are used as beta testers and guinea pigs, and it’s…

3G shutdown coming at cost to car safety features

Michael Brooks from The Center for Auto Safety said the impact to safety features is a big…

Automatic-Braking Failures Sow Doubts Over Safety Tech’s Rollout

“We need a federal safety standard that ensures proper” automatic braking system performance, said Michael Brooks, acting…

Tesla braking issues spur second U.S. probe related to Autopilot

“While it’s encouraging to see NHTSA’s recent enforcement actions after years of turning the other way, Tesla…