Tesla Autopilot Too Much, Too Soon, Consumer Reports Warns

The bible of American commerce says the feature gives drivers a "false sense of security."

Why Tesla's Autopilot Is Under Investigation

In an unusual move, Consumer Reports has called Tesla's Autopilot "Too Much Autonomy Too Soon" and called on the automaker to disable the hands-free feature until its safety can be improved. The system has come under increased scrutiny in the wake of a fatal May 7 crash in Florida, which U.S. safety regulators are investigating.

"By marketing their feature as 'Autopilot,' Tesla gives consumers a false sense of security," said Laura MacCleery, vice president of consumer policy and mobilization for Consumer Reports, in the article published Thursday. The article continues: 

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