Utah Driver Sues Tesla After Car Crashes In Autopilot

Law360 (September 5, 2018, 10:17 PM EDT) -- A Utah woman who rear-ended stopped traffic while operating a Tesla car in autopilot mode has sued the company in state court claiming sales representatives told her the vehicle would brake automatically. 

Heather P. Lommatzsch told a Utah state court Tuesday that she was behind the wheel of a Tesla Inc. Model S in May when the car failed to stop for traffic at a red light. 

Although sales representatives told her when she bought the vehicle in 2016 that the car would stop on its own, Lommatzsch said the car's safety features failed to kick in. Lommatzsch added that when she saw...

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