The investigation covers 765,000 vehicles, almost everything that Tesla has sold in the U.S. since the start of the 2014 model year.
Param Sharma, 25, was arrested for alleged reckless driving, but told reporters that riding in the backseat isn’t dangerous and he will continue it.
Authorities in Texas said no one was driving the Autopilot-equipped Tesla when it hit a tree and burst into flames, killing both occupants.
The problem was exposed after two men were killed in a Tesla that authorities said was driverless but CEO Elon Musk denied.
One man was in the front passenger seat, the other sat behind him, according to authorities.
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The president supported Tesla founder Elon Musk for reopening a factory in defiance of health guidelines in Alameda County, California.
Founder Elon Musk has been railing against COVID-19 shutdown orders, tweeting Monday of his company reopening: “If anyone is arrested, I ask that it only be me.”