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Tesla Sued for ‘Deceiving’ Consumers About Self-Driving Cars

  • Musk has said company value turns on solving automated driving
  • Class-action suit follows California’s false advertising case
Tesla’s Model 3

Tesla’s Model 3

Photographer: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg
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Tesla Inc. was sued for failing to deliver on Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk’s longstanding promise to produce a fully self-driving car.

A California man claims the electric-car maker has “deceptively and misleadingly marketed” its driver-assistance systems, while stringing the public along with statements that the company is “perpetually on the cusp of perfecting” the technology.