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Spat Between MobilEye And Tesla Goes Public

September 17th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

MobilEye, the Israeli company that makes the camera used in the Tesla Autopilot system, said Friday that it warned Tesla not to let drivers operate the system without a hand on the steering wheel. In return, Tesla says MobilEye was too timid for its tastes.


NHTSA Head Is Bullish On Autonomous Cars

July 22nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Mark Rosekind, head of NHTSA, told a conference in San Francisco this week his agency is willing to accept imperfect autonomous driving systems in order to get better systems in the future. The life saving potential of such systems is too great to ignore.


Elon Musk Tweets Up A Storm About Autopilot

July 18th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Elon Must tweeted up a storm yesterday about coming improvements to the Tesla Autopilot system. The company has been under pressure to make the system better ever since the first fatality while using Autopilot occurred in May.



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