Unsafe by Design: More and More Teslas Catch on Fire

There have been hundreds of fires claimed due to Tesla cars, as many as 300 estimated. That’s incredible in itself. For context the Ford Pinto allegedly had a tiny fraction of that number yet caused international outrage. More to the point, there are now at least 32 recorded fatalities due to Tesla fires. Ford infamously … Continue reading Unsafe by Design: More and More Teslas Catch on Fire

Tesla Safety Negligence Finally Goes to Court: “Sore Thumb” of American Roads

Quality of Tesla vehicles has been notoriously bad for years, and has been trending worse, which should be little surprise given how poorly it treats human life (from its workers and its customers to anyone in or around their product). Now top experts in automobile safety, who finally are getting some attention, aren’t mincing words … Continue reading Tesla Safety Negligence Finally Goes to Court: “Sore Thumb” of American Roads

It’s official: Tesla makes some of the least safe or reliable cars

I’ve written far too many times on this blog already about the abysmal engineering management practices of Tesla. It really is an example of how not to run a company, given its atrocious safety record and sub-par quality compared to other brands. Explanations are very easy to come by… for one thing the CEO is … Continue reading It’s official: Tesla makes some of the least safe or reliable cars

Is Shooting at a Tesla Ethical?

You may be interested to hear that researchers have posted an “automation” proof-of-concept for ethics. Delphi is a computational model for descriptive ethics, i.e., people’s moral judgments on a variety of everyday situations. We are releasing this to demonstrate what state-of-the-art models can accomplish today as well as to highlight their limitations. It’s important to … Continue reading Is Shooting at a Tesla Ethical?