A Chinese driver was killed in a crash while using Tesla’s Autopilot technology four months before a similar high-profile fatal accident in Florida, the victim’s father has claimed in a lawsuit. Tesla denies its Autopilot was at fault. The court case against Tesla’s China unit and a local dealership raises questions about the carmaker’s Autopilot system, which first came under intense scrutiny after the death of Joshua Brown, who was killed in May when his Tesla Model S hit a truck in northern Florida, the Financial Times reports. Tesla has repeatedly insisted its Autopilot feature is not a fully automated system and drivers should keep their hands on the wheel at all times.
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