Two men died after a Tesla vehicle crashed into a tree in Texas on April 17. Photo: Scott J. Engle via Reuters Two men died after a Tesla vehicle crashed into a tree in Texas on April 17. Photo: Scott J. Engle via Reuters
Two men died after a Tesla vehicle crashed into a tree in Texas on April 17. Photo: Scott J. Engle via Reuters
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Teslas can be ‘tricked’ to run without driver, report says after fatal crash

  • Consumer Reports engineers placed a weight on the steering wheel, ‘easily’ fooling the car’s Autopilot system
  • Two men died in Texas last week when a Model S caught fire after hitting a tree, apparently with no one behind the wheel

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Two men died after a Tesla vehicle crashed into a tree in Texas on April 17. Photo: Scott J. Engle via Reuters Two men died after a Tesla vehicle crashed into a tree in Texas on April 17. Photo: Scott J. Engle via Reuters
Two men died after a Tesla vehicle crashed into a tree in Texas on April 17. Photo: Scott J. Engle via Reuters
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