Regulators Ordered Tesla to Fix Software
Nearly 54,000 Tesla vehicles came to a complete stop last week after the electric car maker discovered a software malfunction, according to documents filed by the California-based manufacturer with federal regulators.
The safety recall report issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said the order stemmed from faulty full self-driving software on the cars and SUVs that lets them roll through stop signs without stopping. The feature known as a “rolling stop” allows the vehicle to travel through intersections at up to 5.6 mph before coming to stop.
Subject of the recall includes Model S sedans and X