Tag: Audi

What That Houston Tesla Couldn’t Possibly Do


Last month, a Tesla was involved in a fatal single-car collision near Houston in which both the owner of the vehicle and one passenger died. The incident has raised some controversy because of preliminary reports suggesting that there was no one in the driver’s seat at the time of the collision and that the car was traveling at high speed. The car’s battery was damaged in the crash, resulting in a fire that burned for several hours and destroyed both the car and its event data recorder (black box).

It now seems likely that the car was not in self-driving mode, that there was a driver behind the wheel, and that the accident was not a case of a self-driving Tesla accelerating wildly and running off the road. (Glenn Reynolds links a Car and Driver story on the incident.)

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By now, most have heard or seen about the Audi commercial during Super Bowl LI.  Some have probably read this critique of it as well.  Like the author of that article, I believe the target of the ad wasn’t women, but the dad. More importantly, but not mentioned in the article is the rising trend […]

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