German transport minister says autopilot is "misleading." Tesla holds its ground.
Transport authorities argue the term is misleading, potentially causing customer confusion.
German Transport Minister Alexander Dobrindt has asked Tesla to stop advertising its electric vehicles as having an Autopilot function as this might suggest drivers’ attention is not needed, his ministry said on Sunday. A spokeswoma...
Germany wants Tesla to stop advertising the "autopilot" function on its cars because it leads to false customer expectations, as the system comes under scrutiny following two fatal crashes.
As automakers brand autonomous tech, regulators push back and consumers get confused. The post Germany Says 'Nein' to Tesla Calling Its Tech 'Autopilot' appeared first on WIRED.