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Tesla extends FSD access amid regulator scrutiny


Tesla is extending access to its advanced driver assistance system, Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta version, to 160,000 owners in the U.S. and Canada, according to a tweet Monday from Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Around 100,000 Tesla owners currently have access to the controversial driver assist system, which, for a price tag of $15,000, promises to automate certain driving tasks such as assisted steering on highways and city streets, smart vehicle summoning, automatic parking and recognizing and reacting to traffic lights and stop signs. The expansion comes at a time when federal and state regulators, as well as Tesla owners and other concerned citizens, are coming down on FSD and Autopilot, Tesla’s less advanced driver assist system, after a series of crashes and other potentially life-threatening errors.

The National Highway Traffic and …

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