US senator slams Tesla's 'misleading' name for Autopilot driver assistance system

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US senator slams Tesla's 'misleading' name for Autopilot driver assistance system

Investigations into Autopilot-related crashes underway.

A US senator on Friday urged Tesla Inc to rebrand its driver assistance system Autopilot, saying it has "an inherently misleading name" and is subject to potentially dangerous misuse. But Tesla said in a letter that it had taken steps to ensure driver engagement with the system and enhance its ...

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