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Tesla in fatal 2018 crash didn’t even brake, finds official report

The Tesla Model X in the Mountain View crash also collided with a Mazda3 and an Audi A4, before the batteries burst into flame

The Tesla Model X in the Mountain Look at crash also collided with a Mazda3 and an Audi A4, just before the batteries burst into flame

The report into the March 2018 crash that killed Walter Huang has blamed a litany of failures in Tesla’s Autopilot process for the lethal incident.

Huang was killed when his Model X veered into a concrete barrier on the central reservation of a Mountain Look at highway. Huang had previously complained to his spouse that the Tesla had a inclination to veer to the crash barrier at that location.

“Process functionality knowledge downloaded from the Tesla indicated that the driver was working the SUV applying the Targeted visitors-Informed Cruise Command (an adaptive cruise manage process) and Autosteer process (a lane-maintaining aid process), which are sophisticated driver assistance techniques in Tesla’s Autopilot suite,” the report states.

The investigation also reviewed past crash investigations involving Tesla’s

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