NHTSA Opens Investigation into Fatal Tesla Autopilot Crash

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NHTSA Investigation

NHTSA Investigation PE16-007 Opening Memo – 6/28/16

NHTSA Information Request to Tesla – 7/8/16


Mobileye says it warned Tesla against enabling ‘hands-free’ driving – 9/16/16

Mobileye poised to seal more marquee deals for self-driving cars – 9/14/16

Autopilot Cited in Death of Chinese Tesla Driver – 9/14/16

Tesla Autopilot crash in Montana: Drivers reveals new details and claims a ‘cover up’ by Tesla – 7/22/16

SEC Investigating Tesla for Possible Securities-Law Breach – 7/11/16

Another Tesla Model X Crash Blamed On Autopilot, This Time In Montana – 7/11/16

Tesla Motors Blog: A Tragic Loss – 6/30/16

Self-Driving Tesla Was Involved in Fatal Crash, U.S. Says – 6/30/16

Safety agency investigating first-ever driverless car death – 6/30/16

NHTSA investigates fatal crash of Tesla Model S in Autopilot mode – 6/30/16

Regulators Open Investigation Into Fatal Crash in Tesla on Autopilot – 6/30/16

Is Tesla Responsible for the Deadly Crash on Auto-Pilot? Maybe. – 7/1/16

Fatal Tesla crash exposes lack of regulation over autopilot technology – 7/1/16

The Fully Self-Driving Car Is Still Years Away – 7/1/16

Tesla Driver’s Death on ‘Autopilot’ Triggers Probe, Dilemma – 7/2/16

Will concern over Tesla death close self-driving ‘loophole’? – 7/5/16

Another Tesla crashes while on Autopilot – 7/6/16

Tesla’s Autopilot Vexes Some Drivers, Even Its Fans – 7/6/16

Consumer Watchdog Calls On Elon Musk To Disable Tesla’s Autopilot; Says Company Must Pledge To Be Liable For Self-Driving Failures If Feature Returns – 7/8/16

NTSB to scrutinize driver automation with probe of Tesla crash – 7/8/16

Tesla probed by SEC over disclosure of fatal crash, report says – 7/11/16

Editorial It’s time to tap the brakes on self-driving cars – 7/11/16

Lessons From the Tesla Crash – 7/11/16

As U.S. Investigates Fatal Tesla Crash, Company Defends Autopilot System – 7/12/16

Auto Safety Advocates Tell Obama To Stop Rush To Get Self-Driving Cars On Road; Pull Back Autonomous Vehicle Technology ‘Guidance’ Expected Next Week – 7/13/16

Tesla’s Autopilot: Too Much Autonomy Too Soon – 7/14/16

Dutch vehicle authority seeks answers on fatal Tesla crash – 7/14/16


Tesla Model S Adaptive Cruise Control Crashes into Van – 5/25/16