FILE PHOTO: A brand new Tesla Mannequin three is proven at a supply heart on the final day of the corporate’s third quarter, in San Diego, California, September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake
(Reuters) – Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) Good Summon automated parking system is “glitchy” and solely works intermittently, influential U.S. journal Shopper Stories has mentioned, including to latest questions in regards to the app-based function.
The Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration mentioned final week it was trying into car parking zone crashes of Tesla Mannequin 3s attempting to drive to house owners beneath the Good Summon function.
A number of customers have additionally posted movies on social media of Tesla automobiles that seem to have been in close to accidents. One posted a video of a Tesla placing a storage wall and one other of a Tesla being struck by a car backing up.
“Consumers are not getting fully tested, consumer-ready technology,” Jake Fisher, senior director of auto testing on the journal mentioned here in a report on Tuesday.
“What consumers are really getting is the chance to participate in a kind of science experiment.”
A Tesla software program replace final month added the Good Summon function for some prospects. When the automotive is inside 200 ft and of their line of sight, they use a telephone app to summon the car in a car parking zone.
The corporate didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Reporting by Akanksha Rana in Bengaluru; enhancing by Patrick Graham