Is Shooting at a Tesla Ethical?

You may be interested to hear that researchers have posted an “automation” proof-of-concept for ethics. Delphi is a computational model for descriptive ethics, i.e., people’s moral judgments on a variety of everyday situations. We are releasing this to demonstrate what state-of-the-art models can accomplish today as well as to highlight their limitations. It’s important to … Continue reading Is Shooting at a Tesla Ethical?

1 Death = Total Recall: Volvo Quietly Blows Tesla Out of the Water

The Drive has reported this as “…a lot that goes into making Volvo one of the world’s safest auto brands.” Volvo undeniably puts safety first, above all else. They famously said a long time ago that zero deaths is their vision. Volvo –- whose XC90 was among the nine vehicles cited by the IIHS [with … Continue reading 1 Death = Total Recall: Volvo Quietly Blows Tesla Out of the Water

Tesla Claims It Now Detects Flashing Safety Lights… Five Years Late

Update September 27: Five police officers injured by Tesla have filed a lawsuit. According to the suit: “The officers want to hold Tesla accountable, and force Tesla to publicly acknowledge and immediately correct the known defects inherent in its Autopilot and collision avoidance systems, particularly as those impact the ongoing safety of our nation’s first … Continue reading Tesla Claims It Now Detects Flashing Safety Lights… Five Years Late

Tesla is a Scam. Scientists Repeatedly Attacked by Car Maker

Edmunds’ scientists apparently made Tesla very angry when the car maker failed a simple test of real-world range: Some electric vehicles dramatically exceeded the EPA’s range estimates, while others fell short. Most notably, all five Tesla vehicles we tested missed those estimates. Edmunds said they received an unpleasant response from Tesla as the car maker … Continue reading Tesla is a Scam. Scientists Repeatedly Attacked by Car Maker