Drive Wire for August 5th, 2016: Driver Claims Tesla Model S Crashed While on Autopilot
The incident, from a Chinese highway, was captured on camera.
Today on Drive Wire, a dashcam video of a Tesla Model S from China is making waves. The driver of the Tesla claims Autopilot was engaged when the car sideswiped a vehicle parked on the left shoulder of a highway near Beijing. This is the second such reported crash where the Autopilot was allegedly active, the first incident occurring two months ago in Switzerland, also involving a Model S. For more on the story, check out the above video.
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