Tesla(TSLA) shares fell nearly 8% on Friday to their lowest close since December 2016, after the National Transportation Safety Board said the company's Autopilot driver assistance system was engaged during a fatal crash in March.
A preliminary report published by the NTBS doesn't place blame on anyone for the crash and states that driver Jeremy Beren Banner engaged Autopilot roughly 10 seconds before the crash.
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According to the Model 3 owner's manual, the auto "detects your hands by recognising light resistance as the steering wheel turns, or from you manually turning the steering wheel very lightly, without enough force to retake control. Autopilot had not been used at any other time during that drive", Tesla said.
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Among the injured, three are still hospitalized in stable condition, but no injuries were life-threatening. The crash happened at about 15:45 local time (23:45 GMT) outside the March Air Reserve Base in Perris.
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"Although fire incidents involving Tesla vehicles are already extremely rare and our cars are 10 times less likely to experience a fire than a gas auto, we believe the right number of incidents to aspire to is zero".
Tesla has maintained that the system is designed only to assist drivers, who must pay attention at all times and be ready to intervene. "This system can't dependably navigate common road situations on its own and fails to keep the driver engaged exactly when needed most". According to an Automotive News report, the fires have spurred Tesla to issue an over-the-air software update to its vehicles "out of an abundance of caution".
Earlier in 2016, Joshua Brown died in a similar Tesla crash near Gainesville, Florida when his Model S sedan crashed into a semi-trailer truck. The vehicle collided with a semi-trailer that was crossing the highway to make a left turn and join the northbound lanes. The accident was at least the third of its kind in the US and raises concerns about Tesla's Autopilot technology. After that crash, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company made changes in its system so radar would play more of a role in detecting objects. GM's Super Cruise driver assist system only operates on divided highways with no median turn lanes, he said. "It's [drivers] thinking they know more about Autopilot than they do".
One family whose relative was killed in a Tesla crash in 2018 is suing to hold the company responsible.