The Tesla CEO says it would be “morally reprehensible” for his company to build a fully driverless car before introducing semi-autonomous safety features. But how do we know Autopilot is safer than the alternative?
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NASA releases more than 1,300 unprocessed images of Juno’s Jupiter approach.
Public health officials are trying to understand how a person who cared for a patient who died of Zika contracted the virus.
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A fatal crash calls into question the car company’s approach to building autonomous vehicles—and underscores the stark contrast between its strategy and Google’s.
A stunning new video of Juno’s approach to Jupiter captures an unprecedented glimpse of its moons.
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Federal officials also caution against letting kids sneak a taste of homemade dough projects.
The Model S’s Autopilot isn’t technically a driverless feature, but the federal investigation into why a driver using it was killed will still influence the future of driverless vehicles.