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Consumer Reports is lowering the ratings of two Tesla vehicles because the automaker has not enabled the new models with the automatic emergency braking safety feature it said would come as stand...
Consumer Reports, an independent testing agency that also likes generating headlines, has downgraded its rating of the new Tesla Model S. It's now at at a score of 85, dropping it from first to third in the ultraluxury car rankings. The reason? A delayed software update that's finally arriving for owners tomorrow. Show More Summary
The function arrives as Consumer Reports downgrades the Model S and Model X for lacking the basic safety feature.
Consumer Reports has been pretty hard on Tesla Motors over the past year. The primary point of contention in 2016 was the automaker’s perceived misrepresentation of the company’s Autopilot feature. CR wanted the automaker to disableShow More Summary
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Tesla said it would remedy the issue this week, though.
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The magazine says the electric car maker never followed through to add a safety feature.
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The S and the X are still not available with automatic emergency braking (AEB).
Consumer Reports pushes Tesla on brake software upgrade.
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