Tesla Model 3 catches fire after colliding with a parked truck in Moscow

Business Insider | 8/12/2019 | Reuters
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A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday.

Asked in a video published on REN TV website if he was using an Autopilot self-driving system, driver Alexei Tretyakov said he was in a drive assistance mode in which he was still holding the steering wheel.

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Tesla was not immediately available for a comment on the incident outside normal business hours.

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Tesla Model 3 electric car caught fire after crashing into a parked tow truck on a Moscow motorway late on Saturday, with the Tesla driver saying he had failed to see the vehicle with which he collided.

Asked in a video published on REN TV website if he was using an Autopilot self-driving system, driver Alexei Tretyakov said he was in a drive assistance mode in which he was still holding the steering wheel.

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Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) has stood by safety claims for its Model 3 in the face of regulatory scrutiny, while documents showed the top U.S. automotive safety watchdog issued at least five subpoenas since last year seeking information about crashes involving...
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