Zoox Investigated for Sudden Braking Like a Tesla

Remember the story about Tesla suddenly braking in front of motorcycles?

Now the Amazon robot brand Zoox is being investigated for the same issue.

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating two rear-end crashes involving Amazon-owned Zoox self-driving cars and motorcycles.

The case was opened on Friday with an Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) preliminary evaluation that summarizes the circumstances of the two crashes, both of which involved a Zoox-powered Toyota Highlander braking suddenly and then being rear-ended by a motorcycle. One of the motorcyclists received minor injuries their crash.

In the Tesla case a motorcyclist died.

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