Tesla’s Self-Driving Car Scandal - #Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) | Seeking Alpha
Tesla fans may object to my use of the word “scandal” in describing Tesla’s self-driving effort, but I think it is scandalous to sell a product that you absolutely don’t have. This is what Tesla is doing in selling the full self-driving option of Enhanced #Autopilot. This simply needs to stop.
It’s one thing to set lofty goals for the engineering staff, but quite another to market a non-existent product based on the assumption that said staff will work the desired miracle. It was a terrible decision on Musk’s part.
The official Tesla line is that Tesla will demonstrate full self-driving in a cross-country trip later this year with no human intervention over the length of the trip. The probability of success here is virtually nil.
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