A Tesla Model S crash in the Los Angeles area is raising questions about the risks associated with semi-autonomous driving systems. When driving responsibilities are shared by the driver and the vehicle, do drivers tend to lose focus and over-rely on automation? Video courtesy of the Los Angeles Times via YouTube. For the full story, click here.
January 27, 2018
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently evaluated two all-electric cars, the Tesla Model S and the BMW i3. Also evaluated were two plug-in hybrids, the Chevrolet Volt and Toyota Prius Prime. The plug-in hybrids fared the best, earning Top Safety Pick+ awards. Video courtesy of IIHS. For the full story, click here.
February 1, 2017
Cybersecurity specialists at Keen Security Lab of Tencent in China remotely assume control of a Tesla Model S after identifying security vulnerabilities compromising the controller area network (CAN Bus). Tesla has since addressed the issues with an over-the-air firmware update. Video courtesy of Keen Security Lab. For the full story, click here.
September 21, 2016
Here's a Consumer Reports video explaining the measures Tesla is taking to strengthen the underbody of the Model S in order to shield the electric vehicle's high-voltage battery and mitigate any fire risk.
March 29, 2014