Features in Tesla Model S Sedans
April 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Tesla Motors for allegedly falsely advertising safety and autopilot features in 2016 and 2017 Model S sedans. According to the complaint, the company advertised vehicles were designed to be the “safest” sedans on the road with safety features – such as collision avoidance and emergency braking technologies – and enhanced autopilot capabilities (which consumers paid extra money to get) when the features did not to perform the advertised tasks and instead caused vehicles to behave in unpredictable and dangerous ways. In addition, the complaint alleges that the company deceived consumers about when features would be available. (Sheikh et al v. Tesla, Inc. d/b/a Tesla Motors, Inc., Case No. 17-cv-2193, N. D. CA.)
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