A US senator on Friday urged Tesla Inc to rebrand its driver assistance system Autopilot, saying it has “an inherently misleading name” and is subject to potentially dangerous misuse.

But Tesla said in a letter that it had taken steps to ensure driver engagement with the system and enhance its safety features.

The electric automaker introduced new warnings for red lights and stop signs last year “to minimize the potential risk of red light- or stop sign-running as a result of temporary driver inattention,” Tesla said in the letter...

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US Senator Says Tesla Should REBRAND Autopilot And TAKE ACTION Due To Safety Concerns — Is He RIGHT?

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