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The National Transportation Safety Board has published its final report on a fatal 2016 crash involving a Tesla Model S 70D which had its Autopilot engaged. On the afternoon of May 7, 2016, a 2015 Tesla Model S 70D was being driven by 40-year old Joshua Brown on US Highway 27A in Florida. The car […]

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Another death has been linked to one of Takata’s faulty airbag inflators – the 11th confirmed fatality in a Honda vehicle related to the component. This particular incident didn’t involve a moving vehicle as the exploding Takata airbag inflated when someone was trying to make repairs with a hammer. According to Detroit News, the death […]

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has finally tested the second-generation Chevrolet Volt. Although the Chevrolet Volt was redesigned for the 2016 model year, IIHS didn’t test it until now as part of a testing program of electric vehicles. The 2017 Chevrolet Volt earned good ratings across-the-board for crashworthiness, and its performance in the […]

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As several probes into Tesla’s Autopilot are ongoing by U.S. authorities, another accident was reported Sunday with the system engaged. The driver, according to Tesla, was using the system in Montana on a two-lane road where he should not have been, and with hands believed to be off the wheel, meaning he violated terms of […]

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