Tesla Motors’ wireless data collection software could play a major role in the automotive company’s defense if dragged to court over its Autopilot technology, reports Reuters. The Autopilot, available in Model S and Model X, has come under scrutiny after a fatal crash in Florida in which this mechanism was reportedly engaged.
This information could “be very helpful if it can be validated and verified and has sufficient clarity,” says attorney Don Slavik who handles such cases.
Tesla, meanwhile, did not say whether it would use the data to defend itself if required, publicly or legally.
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