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    Feds Investigating Tesla Autopilot Fatality

    The rise of the machines has some flaws. U.S. authorities are investigating a fatal Tesla Model S crash in which the car was on autopilot mode. The self-driving feature had saved driver Joshua Brown before, but in this case it couldn’t detect a white tractor-trailer against a bright sky. Tesla warns drivers to stay vigilant when using autopilot, but considering regulators are still setting rules for self-driving vehicles, the investigation could have a huge impact on the future of autonomous cars, or possibly force a Tesla recall.

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