Tesla ‘Phantom Braking’ Investigation Conducted by NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened a preliminary investigation into Tesla’s “phantom braking” issue after drivers complained about sudden braking in models equipped with Autopilot. Tesla vehicles with the Autopilot or advanced driver-assistance system are reportedly braking suddenly without warning at highway speeds. There are at least 354 phantom braking complaints to the NHTSA by Tesla owners. The NHTSA … Read More

Tesla Full Self-Driving Cars Run Stop Signs, Prompting Recall of 54K Vehicles

Tesla is recalling 53,822 Model S, Model X, Model 3 and Model Y vehicles due to a software update that permits the Full Self-Driving mode to run stop signs. Tesla’s latest software update to its Full Self-Driving technology may allow these vehicles to intentionally drive through all-way stop signs at up to 5.6 mph. This arises when there is a … Read More

Tesla Recall 475,000 Model 3, Model S Vehicles for Rear Camera or Trunk Issues

Tesla will voluntarily recall more than 475,000 cars in the United States due to rear camera problems and issues with trunk latching systems. According to documents filed with the US safety regulator, the electric vehicle manufacturer is going to recall 356,309 vehicles for potential rear-view camera issues affecting 2017-2020 Model 3 Teslas. Tesla says repeated opening and closing of the … Read More

Tesla Autopilot problems under federal investigation due deadly crashes

Tesla’s autopilot system is under investigation by the U.S. government after reports of numerous collisions involving parked emergency vehicles and crashes into crossing semi-trucks. The federal government opened a formal investigation into the Tesla Autopilot partially-automated driving system. The Tesla Autopilot federal investigation covers 765,000 vehicles. This includes almost everything that Tesla ever sold in the United States since the … Read More

Takata Recalls Additional 3.3 Million Air Bag Inflators to Historic Auto Recall

2009, 2010 and 2013 Vehicles Recalled from 15 Brands The largest and deadliest auto recall in U.S. history, just got bigger. More faulty air bag inflators have been added to a massive auto recall by Japan-based Takata with an announcement in January that 3.3 million vehicles were added to the list. The recall adds to 69 million previously recalled airbag … Read More