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Tesla Must Face False Advertising Case Over Autopilot and Full Self-Driving

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Tesla has lost its attempt to have a case by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) thrown out of court. A judge on Monday ruled that the case, which alleges Tesla’s advertisements for its […]

Tesla Must Face False Advertising Case Over Autopilot and Full Self-Driving

The primary issue lies in the terminology used by Tesla. “Autopilot” and “Full Self-Driving” have been criticized for implying a higher level of autonomy than what is currently achievable. Tesla’s Autopilot is an advanced driver-assistance system that can steer, accelerate, and brake within its lane, but it still requires drivers to remain attentive and ready to take over at any time. The FSD package includes additional features such as the ability to recognize and respond to traffic signals, make lane changes, and navigate city streets, but it too requires active driver supervision.

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