Tesla Driver in Utah Crash Says Autopilot Was Engaged
16 May, 2018, 00:47 | Author: Arnold Perez
The tech billionaire's email to employees also comes amid production problems and senior staff departures, with shares falling 2.1% to $297 on Monday.
The company confirmed the contents of the email, which was first reported on by the Wall Street Journal.
The Silicon Valley electric automaker previously warned of 10 days of temporary shutdowns this quarter as the company addresses manufacturing problems that have delayed volume production of the Model 3sedan, which is seen as crucial to Tesla's long-term profitability.
News of the crash came as a top Tesla official who had been the main technical contact with USA safety investigators left the company to join rival Waymo.
The National Transportation Safety Board has not opened an investigation into the crash, spokesman Keith Holloway said, though it could decide to do so.
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The driver of a Tesla Model S that crashed into a fire authority truck in Utah late Friday told police she was using the car's Autopilot feature at the time of the accident. The driver of the fire truck suffered whiplash and was not taken to a hospital.
Musk said in the memo that Tesla still plans to hire more people to help it ramp up its Model 3 production.
While consumers nationwide have reason to be on edge when it comes to the fast-growing self-driving vehicle industry, Tesla's Autopilot feature has been a hot button issue for some time now, despite the company touting it as "the future of driving".
The Silicon Valley luxury electric auto maker previously warned of 10 days of temporary shutdowns this quarter as the company addresses manufacturing problems that have delayed volume production of the Model 3 sedan, which is seen as crucial to Tesla's long-term profitability. If you are driving a Tesla equipped with Autopilot hardware, you are 3.7 times less likely to be involved in a fatal accident.
Over the past few months, the NTSB has begun investigating several incidents linked to Tesla's cars.
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