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- Sep 28, 2016
Earlier today, the German magazine Der Spiegel published excerpts from a new internal report on the Tesla Autopilot by the Federal Highway Research Institute of Germany’s Transport Ministry. The excerpts show a harsh critique of Tesla’s advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) and go as far as calling it a “erhebliche Verkehrsgefährdung”, which directly translates to a “significant traffic hazard”.
Interestingly, the main problem with the Ministry’s analysis appears to be that they are benchmarking the Autopilot as a self-driving system – something it is not. Tesla has now issued a thorough response to the report in an attempt to clear the air. more…
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