Tesla says 'Autopilot' was engaged during fatal crash

Tesla says 'Autopilot' was engaged during fatal crashElectric carmaker Tesla has confirmed its “Autopilot” feature was engaged during a fatal crash last week, a development set to exacerbate concerns over the safety of futuristic vehicles. Autopilot is still far from a completely autonomous driving system, which would not require any involvement by a human. Autopilot is considered part of the second of five levels of autonomous driving, with the fifth being fully autonomous — something once featured in futuristic cartoons but which has moved closer to reality.

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