Tesla cars can be tricked into driverless driving: report
24 April 2021 | 2:33 pm
Consumer Reports' investigation comes after a Tesla crashed into a tree in Texas, killing both men in the car. Authorities say neither of the victims were in the driver's seat at the time of the accident.
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