Tesla Owners Sue Over 'Half-Baked' Autopilot Software

Law360, Los Angeles (April 19, 2017, 9:13 PM EDT) -- Tesla car owners filed a putative class action against the automaker in California federal court Wednesday for selling 2016-2017 models that allegedly contain inoperative standard safety features, as well as faulty enhanced autopilot software for which customers paid a premium.

According to the customers' complaint, Tesla sold nearly 50,000 Model S and Model X vehicles in 2016 and 2017 to which the automaker's allegedly deceptive claims extend. (AP) A lawsuit filed by three Tesla customers in Colorado, Florida and New Jersey accuses Tesla Inc. of deceiving...
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Case Information

Case Title

Sheikh et al v. Tesla, Inc.

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

370(Other Fraud)

Date Filed

April 19, 2017

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