After a deadly accident with Uber drones a similar story happened and from Tesla X. After that, the capitalization of Tesla fell on an impressive $ 14.6 billion
23 March at highway Highway 101 in Mountain View Tesla X on high-speed crashed into concrete separator, incidentally hooking another 2 cars. The car completely turned the front part, the driver miraculously rescued from burning machine (the battery ignited), but he died in hospital.
What the Tesla investigation says
According to the investigation of the company, the car was driving on route to Autopilot, which signaled to the driver about need to intercept control. " U the driver was about 5 seconds and approximately 150 meters of unobstructed view on concrete separator with bump-breaker, in order to have time to take measures to avoid a collision, - it says in answer. - However, system logs show that it not took no action to prevent the accident. " The car itself was so worn out that the so-called " shock attenuator " on road was affected by another accident, but road services are not had time to replace it.
AND although Tesla's guilt in accident is not recognized the attitude of people towards drones are getting worse. Shares of the company to end of March fell on 25% (this is a " record " for Tesla), and The National Council for security in transport organized their own investigation. TO what will it lead to - not clear. TO example, on after a recent accident with involving the Uber autopilot, the Arizona authorities banned the company further tests of unmanned vehicles.