Tesla safety News

Insurance Highway Institute Gives Tesla’s Model 3 Top Safety Rating

Tesla Inc.’s Model 3 electric sedan has earned the top safety rating from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS), becoming the first Tesla to do so. The IIHS has given the Model 3 its highest rating, top safety pick+. …

Tesla Sued over Fatal Crash Allegedly Caused by Autopilot Malfunction

Tesla Inc. was sued over a fatal crash on a California highway allegedly caused when the Autopilot system of a 2017 Model X malfunctioned and steered the car into a concrete barrier. The case was filed just two days after …

Tesla Settles Most Sudden Acceleration Claims

Tesla Inc. resolved most of a purported class-action lawsuit by customers who alleged that their Model S and Model X vehicles would suddenly accelerate, which in some cases resulted in accidents. Lawyers for the carmaker and the plaintiffs said in …

High-Speed Tesla Crash Tests Electric Car Safety

A man who stole a Tesla Model S on July 4 in Los Angeles died this week from injuries sustained in a high-speed crash that hurt at least seven other people. Joshua Michael Flot, 26, of Inglewood, California, died on …