Germany asks Tesla to drop “autopilot” branding

Tesla Model S electric car indoors

Tesla Model S electric car indoors. Photo: Steve Jurvetson.

PanARMENIAN.Net – Tesla Motors has been asked by the German transport minister to not use the word “autopilot” in its advertising, as doing so may suggest to drivers that they do not need to pay attention to the road, The Guardian reports.

The minster, Alexander Dobrindt, told Reuters that his office made the request “to no longer use the misleading term for the driver assistance system of the car”.

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