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Tesla To Pay $5.4M To End Autopilot, Safety Features Row

Law360 (May 29, 2018, 6:04 PM EDT) -- Tesla Inc. has agreed to pay $5.4 million to end a putative class action in California federal court brought by Model S and Model X drivers alleging the electric-car maker delayed safety features and a $5,000 enhanced autopilot system that turned out to be faulty, according to court documents filed by the drivers.

The drivers on Friday asked the court for preliminary approval of the settlement, which would end allegations by drivers in California, Colorado, Florida and New Jersey saying that Tesla failed to implement its enhanced autopilot software and safety features, including collision avoidance and automatic emergency braking, by a...

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April 19, 2017

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