Tesla in fatal 2018 crash didn't even brake, finds official report

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The Tesla Model X in the Mountain View crash also collided with a Mazda3 and an Audi A4, before the batteries burst into flame
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The Tesla Model X in the Mountain View crash also collided with a Mazda3 and an Audi A4, before the batteries burst into flame

Tesla telemetry indicates the Model X didn’t even see the concrete barrier it accelerated into, killing driver Walter Huang

The report into the March 2018 crash that killed Walter Huang has blamed a litany of failures in Tesla's Autopilot system for the fatal accident. Huang was killed when his Model X veered into a concrete...

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