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Tesla Autopilot Involved in First Fatal Self-Driving Car Accident

The Autopilot sensors on a Tesla Model S failed to distinguish a white tractor-trailer crossing the highway against a bright sky, resulting in the first fatal car accident involving a self-driving car.
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Aftermath of the Deadly Tesla Autopilot Crash

Witnesses to the aftermath of deadly Tesla said Autopilot continued to drive the Model S for hundreds of yards.
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Autopilot Never Designed to Avoid Scenario of Fatal Accident

Mobileye said its technology that powers Tesla Autopilot wasn't designed to handle the scenario that led to the first fatal accident involving a self-driving car.
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Missy Cummings: Self-Driving Cars Need to Happen

The head of Duke University's robotics program weighs in on whether self-driving cars will overcome a fatal accident, the irresponsibility of Tesla's Autopilot system, and when she'll be ready to adopt an autonomous vehicle.

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Podcast: Talking Self-Driving Cars with Brad Templeton

Brad Templeton joins The Robotics Trends Show to discuss self-driving cars, including looming federal regulations, Google vs. Tesla, convolutional neural networks and fatal accidents.
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Podcast: Talking Self-Driving Cars with Brad Templeton

Brad Templeton joins The Robotics Trends Show to discuss self-driving cars, including looming federal regulations, Google vs. Tesla, convolutional neural networks and fatal accidents.

How AI is Making Self-Driving Cars Smarter

The stage is set for artificial intelligence to dominate our roads. Here's how artificial intelligence is improving self-driving cars.

Has Tesla Lapped Google in Self-Driving Car Race?

Tesla customers have driven more than 100 million on Autopilot. That's a lot of self-driving miles, but is it enough to give Tesla the edge over Google in self-driving car development?

Honda Self-Driving Cars Test Skills at GoMentum Station

Honda demonstrated prototype self-driving cars at the GoMentum testing facility in Concord, California. The Japanese carmaker said it plans to release its first self-driving car in 2020.
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Tesla Autopilot Involved in First Fatal Self-Driving Car Accident
The Autopilot sensors on a Tesla Model S failed to distinguish a...

Aftermath of the Deadly Tesla Autopilot Crash
Witnesses to the aftermath of deadly Tesla said Autopilot continued to drive...

Autopilot Never Designed to Avoid Scenario of Fatal Accident
Mobileye said its technology that powers Tesla Autopilot wasn't designed to handle...

Missy Cummings: Self-Driving Cars Need to Happen
The head of Duke University's robotics program weighs in on whether self-driving...