Authorities in Texas said no one was driving the Autopilot-equipped Tesla when it hit a tree and burst into flames, killing both occupants.
In the past year, there have been at least three fatal crashes when Tesla cars were in self-driving mode.
A horn-honking motorist failed to rouse the driver on the Massachusetts Turnpike.
The new system will rely on foremost on radar to detect obstacles, rather than primarily on cameras.
While the government has not determined the cause of the crash, the incident has increased scrutiny of Tesla.
He says they're way safer than human drivers.
Mike Sharkey is the CEO and co-founder of Autopilot, the easy and visual software for automating customer journeys, where he leads a team driven to help marketers harness the power of automation and build better relationships.
There’s new information in the search for missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. According to Australian officials, the plane was on autopilot the entire time it was moving across the southern Indian Ocean.
In a flash, days turn into years, and years into half an expected life span. Too easily, we become separated from our own true nature. Overly-vigilant and responsive to the rapidity of external demands coming at us 24/7, we lose track of who we are internally. Our lives shrink.