Dangerous and deadly incidents and issues have been and continue to be reported about Tesla vehicles (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10). In fact, last month, a lawsuit was filed by police officers injured by a Tesla being operated in autopilot. In August, the U.S. government announced it had started investigating problems associated with that feature. Earlier this week, more bad news was released for owners wanting to use it.
From Ars Technica:
Tesla pulls Full Self-Driving update after sudden braking spooks drivers
Automaker released another new version of its controversial software today.
Tesla’s Full Self-Driving software lived up to its “beta” label this weekend.
On Saturday morning, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced a delay for the 10.3 update after internal quality-assurance testers discovered that the new version performed worse at left turns at traffic lights than previous versions. Then, on Sunday afternoon, Musk said that Tesla would be “rolling back to 10.2 temporarily” after reports of sudden braking, false warnings, and other issues.
Read more: Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Software Update Included “sudden braking, false warnings, and other issues.”