Tesla Autopilot May Fail to Detect Motorcycles, Feds Investigating

People riding motorcycles could be at a greater risk of being struck by a Tesla running on Autopilot as the electric vehicle may be unable to see or detect these smaller motorists on dark freeways. There are three fatal collisions involving Tesla vehicles under investigation to determine if the Autopilot feature is able to detect bikers. They all happened in … Read More

Rivian Automotive Recalls 12K Vehicles; R1T Pickup, R1S SUV, Electric Delivery Van

Rivian Automotive issued a recall for more than 12,000 vehicles including the popular R1T pickup truck, the R1S SUV and the EDV (electric delivery van). The recall aims to fix an improperly secured fastener in the front suspension and it covers roughly all of Rivian’s electric vehicle production run, according to a filing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. … Read More

Ford recalls 49K Mustang Mach-E for battery safety problems

Ford is recalling some 48,000 Mustang Mach-E electric crossover vehicles due to a safety defect that could cause it to become immobile while in motion or fail to start. Also, dealerships temporarily stopped selling the vehicles. The setback comes amid Ford’s rollout of its mass-market electric vehicle that ranks second only to Tesla EV sales. The 2021 Mustang Mach E … Read More