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Tesla’s Contact-Display screen Gaming Probed by U.S. Auto-Security Regulator

Tesla’s Contact-Display screen Gaming Probed by U.S. Auto-Security Regulator

Vince Patton, a brand new Tesla proprietor, reveals how he can play videogames whereas driving on a closed course in Portland earlier this month.



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The highest U.S. auto-safety regulator has opened an investigation right into a

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characteristic that enables folks to play video games on a contact display seen to the motive force whereas the car is in movement.

The performance has been accessible for roughly a 12 months in some autos and “might distract the motive force and enhance the danger of a crash,” the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration mentioned in a doc made public Wednesday. The characteristic beforehand was solely enabled whereas autos have been in park, the company mentioned.

The probe covers about 580,000 Tesla autos of all kinds from mannequin years 2017 to current, NHTSA mentioned.

Tesla didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.

NHTSA can be investigating Tesla’s superior driver-assistance system referred to as Autopilot after a sequence of crashes involving Teslas and a number of parked emergency autos.

Tesla is increasing entry to the corporate’s city-driving instrument to some prospects. On this video, WSJ explains what’s within the new software program and the controversy surrounding its restricted launch. Picture: Tesla

Write to Rebecca Elliott at rebecca.elliott@wsj.com

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