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Saturday, January 28, 2023

California bans manufacturers from selling their cars as autonomous

In my own house. When Californians are celebrating the first minute of 2023The new general law affecting car manufacturers will already be in force and will mean a significant change in the advertising and commercial strategies of the few manufacturers who have opted out the most autonomous driving, And it happens right at home, not only in Silicon Valley, but also in Tesla, one of the companies that has garnered the most notoriety for the system in recent years.auto-pilot,

Currently, if we enter the official Tesla website, we keep getting a description of the functions of said system, translated in Spanish as ‘automatic pilot’: “Autopilot’s advanced safety and comfort features are designed to help you through the more difficult parts of driving. Autopilot introduces new features and enhances existing functionality over time to make your Tesla safer and more versatile. Autopilot allows your car to automatically turn, accelerate and brake within the lane,

Manufacturers will not be able to advertise their vehicles as autonomous Tesla

However, this should change for Tesla and other manufacturers (besides dealerships) operating in California. A new law that will come into force on January 1st and which prohibits Vehicle manufacturers may advertise their vehicles as “fully autonomous”. The decision has been approved by the Governor of the State of California, Gavin Newson, and requires manufacturers to describe not only the functions of the system and its subsequent updates, but also the limitations.

In Tesla’s case they have opted out for the time being make a clear note stating that your autopilot system need “Active monitoring of the driver and don’t allow the car to be autonomous“, thus complying with the article of the California Senate bill which specified that:”A manufacturer or distributor shall not name any partial driving automation feature (…) in marketing materials, using language that would lead a reasonable person to believe that the feature would enable the vehicle to function as an autonomous vehicle. enables.,

If the compliance is not respected, the manufacturers or distributors/concessionaires/dealers may be accused of misleading marketing with the approval of this new bill.

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