Elon Musk says Autopilot will never be perfect but can ‘reduce accidents by a factor of 10’

Elon Musk Tesla Autopilot

Earlier today, CBS This Morning aired a new clip from its sit-down interview with Tesla CEO Elon Musk. The clip below centers on Tesla’s Autopilot feature, a topic that has been in the news quite a bit over the past few weeks following a tragic crash that saw a Model X in Autopilot mode careen into a highway divider before the vehicle’s battery pack burst into flames.

In the wake of the accident, Tesla said that the car’s Autopilot system warned the driver to place his hands on the wheel in the seconds leading up to the crash, warnings that Tesla claims were not heeded.

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Elon Musk says Autopilot will never be perfect but can ‘reduce accidents by a factor of 10’