Tesla Safety Negligence Finally Goes to Court: “Sore Thumb” of American Roads

Quality of Tesla vehicles has been notoriously bad for years, and has been trending worse, which should be little surprise given how poorly it treats human life (from its workers and its customers to anyone in or around their product). Now top experts in automobile safety, who finally are getting some attention, aren’t mincing words … Continue reading Tesla Safety Negligence Finally Goes to Court: “Sore Thumb” of American Roads

Tesla Safety Fail: “Full Self Driving” Can’t Read Even Basic Traffic Signals

I just got off the phone with a technology reporter for a major newspaper, where I was asked about the risks of facial recognition. That’s a deep topic, since crime using faces (deepfakes, impersonation) can apply to almost anything (fraud/theft, racism, classicism). However, I ended the call by warning about even broader risks in recognition … Continue reading Tesla Safety Fail: “Full Self Driving” Can’t Read Even Basic Traffic Signals

Consumer Reports Warns Tesla Autopilot Safety is Far Behind Competitors

Years ago I gave presentations demonstrating how Tesla’s “Autopilot” was ranked dead last by industry experts. NVidia in particular, the real brains behind some of the most advanced and best driver assist options, rated Tesla engineering far behind every other car brand. It looks like the general public has finally caught up to technologists, as … Continue reading Consumer Reports Warns Tesla Autopilot Safety is Far Behind Competitors

It’s January 1 and 2023 Tesla Model 3 Already Has a Safety Recall

They just can’t seem to get their cars right. NHTSA Campaign Number:¬†22V844000 Manufacturer: Tesla, Inc. Components:¬†EXTERIOR LIGHTING Potential Number of Units Affected:¬†321,628 Summary: Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2023 Model 3 and 2020-2023 Model Y vehicles. One or both taillights may intermittently fail to illuminate. It’s hard to understand why anyone would buy a … Continue reading It’s January 1 and 2023 Tesla Model 3 Already Has a Safety Recall