Tesla have taken down the words ‘’self-driving’’ and ‘’autopilot’’ from their Chinese website after a driver in Beijing crashed it while the autopilot was on and working.

Tesla explained to The Washington Post that this change was a mistake and that the work ‘’autopilot’’ is actually going to be added back and will include the words ‘’automatic-assist driving’’ as well. Even though it isn’t clear what the terms mean yet, it is expected that the company will release an explanation when added to the site.

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The car driver, who had the autopilot on when he was on a highway in Beijing, smashed into a car which was parked on a road’s left side during the beginning on August. The autopilot functionality of Tesla is designed in a special way to prevent cars from crashing. It also built to ensure cars remain in the same speed and in the same exact lane.

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No one was hurt in the incident, though a similar crash which took place in Florida left a man dead after his car, with the autopilot working, crashed into a tractor trailer. It is obvious that this is going to add to the controversy of Tesla’s autopilot.

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