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German court calls Tesla Autopilot claims misleading

24 days ago   |   By Sunday Times Driving

A COURT in Munich has found that Tesla's claims about its Autopilot technology are misleading and exaggerated.
The decision was made in response to a complaint made by the Wettbewerbszentrale a German self-regulatory watchdog that works to enforce the law against unfair competition.
The court ruled that the use of the word “Autopilot”, alongside other aspects of Tesla's advertising language, could mislead consumers into believing that its “vehicles are technically able to drive completely autonomously”.
Tesla has been prohibited from repeating the claims in Germany.
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