27 May '18, 7pm

Tesla Slammed Over Use of Term ‘Autopilot’ by Consumer Watchdogs https://t.co/qNPexSwzFo

Consumer groups are calling foul on Tesla’s use of the term “Autopilot” to describe its assisted-driving capabilities. In a letter sent to the Federal Trade Commission by two U.S. consumer rights groups, the Center for Auto Safety and Consumer Watchdog, the message implored for an investigation into Tesla’s marketing practices, citing a lack of disclaimers and excessive marketing speak making consumers believe it is capable of fully self-driving. Several examples were provided, including a Tesla homepage that reads “Full Self-Driving Hardware on All Cars.” “Two Americans are dead, and one is injured as a result of Tesla deceiving and misleading consumers into believing that the Autopilot feature of its vehicles is safer and more capable than it actually is,” read a portion of the letter to FTC Chairman Joseph Simons. ALSO SEE: Tesla Hits Back After Troubled Model 3 Braking...

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