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Tesla's Autopilot Chief Keller Steps Down After Two Years

  • Departure adds to executive upheaval at electric-car maker
  • Tesla’s assisted-driving system Autopilot has faced scrutiny
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Tesla Inc.’s Autopilot chief Jim Keller has left the company, the latest in a rash of executive departures at the electric-car maker led by Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk.

Keller, who joined the auto maker two years ago and has a background in chip development, had his last day as a Tesla vice president on Tuesday, the company said in a statement. He’s going back to semiconductor engineering, Tesla said.