All efforts to reduce speed did not lead to anything, the brakes simply did not work
A new accident report was received from China with the participation of the Tesla electric car, and the accident was caused by another failure of the car’s computer system.
Rise of the Machines? Tesla itself accelerated, refused to slow down and exploded with the driver behind the wheel
Tesla Model 3 received the Top Safety Pick + 2019 Award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) after achieving good performance in all six IIHS crash tests. However, a report first published by Sina News Media claims that the accident involving the Tesla Model 3 occurred in Jiangxi after the car itself suddenly accelerated to 127 km / h. All efforts to reduce speed did not lead to anything, the brakes simply did not work. Then the car crashed and exploded. Inside was the driver.
A few days ago, Tesla made an official statement stating that the accident is being investigated in consultation with the relevant government agency in China. Data from the destroyed vehicle will be analyzed to determine what went wrong. The failure was allegedly caused by a malfunction in the autopilot system.
In January this year, the Associated Press reported three accidents involving Tesla in December, when three people died. Accidents have intensified the audit of the company’s autopilot system.