Summary #348

Tesla sued in wrongful death lawsuit that alleges Autopilot caused crash

techcrunch.com
  • The article analyzes the lawsuit filed against Tesla Company by the family of Walter Huang, who died when his Tesla Model X car hit a barrier on Highway 101 in Mountain View, California.
  • According to the lawsuit, Huang's death was caused by failures of the vehicle's autopilot system that did not work properly at the time of the accident.
  • In the face of the wrongful death claim, Tesla argued that Huang was not paying attention to the road and did not heed the warning signals issued by the vehicle's system before the accident occurred.
  • The lawsuit intends to ensure that all technical systems and equipment installed in vehicles must be safe and sufficiently tested before being used by people on the roads.

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