Auto News: Tesla's Autopilot Faces Unprecedented Scrutiny, Tesla Crash Trial In California Hinges On Question Of 'Man Vs Machine', Volvo Recalls 15,000 Plug-In Vehicles Over Software Issue

Tesla's Autopilot faces unprecedented scrutiny


Elon Musk has championed Tesla Inc's (TSLA.O) driver assistance Autopilot and "Full Self-Driving" software as innovations that will both improve road safety and position the electric vehicle maker as a technology leader. read more »

Tesla crash trial in California hinges on question of 'man vs machine'


A manslaughter trial set to begin in Los Angeles for a fatal crash caused by a Tesla (TSLA.O) operating on Autopilot presents a first-of-its kind test for the legal responsibility of a human driver in a car that was partly driving itself, legal experts say. read more »

Volvo Recalls 15,000 Plug-In Vehicles Over Software Issue


Volvo Car USA is calling back no fewer than 15,674 vehicles from the 60 and 90 series, namely plug-in hybrids built for the 2022 and 2023 model years. The software logic on the estimated cooling flow sets to zero on the electric drive cooling circuit when maximum cooling is requested. The inverter generator module is programmed to set available torque to zero, which prevents the 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder mill from starting. read more »