The crash will be unwelcome news for Tesla owner Elon Musk as federal safety agencies are in the middle of investigating the performance of Tesla's semi-autonomous driving system after two fatal crashes of Teslas on autopilot this year.
Tesla shares ended the US Friday session 1.30% lower at $301.06.
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Autopilot, a form of advanced cruise control, handles some driving tasks and warns those behind the wheel they are always responsible for the vehicle's operation, Tesla has said.
That feature uses cameras, radar, and computers to maintain speed, changes lanes, and stop. Musk, 46, tweeted last month that he had asked Field about a year earlier to manage both engineering and production to better align the two departments, but wrote that recently, it was "better to divide & conquer". "Eyetracking rejected for being ineffective, not for cost. Approx 4X better than avg", Musk said, without explaining the basis for the figure. Experts check whether you have turned on autopilot at the time of the accident.
It already started with a cleansing of Tesla's contractors, but Musk now announced a more "thorough reorganization' at Tesla, which will include "flattening the management structure". Not to mention, Tesla requires some big investment to stay afloat in the market as it's reportedly burning cash at the rate of 5,000-7,000 United States dollars a minute! Matthew left the Tesla's hand when the US National Transpiration Safety Board is investigating crashes involving electric vehicles. The road was wet after rain. Sumwalt said. "While we understand the demand for information that parties face during an NTSB investigation, uncoordinated releases of incomplete information do not further transportation safety or serve the public interest".