View Single Post
Old 01-24-2018, 09:24 PM   #17 (permalink)
Ol' Skooler
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Tyler, TX
Posts: 834

Beater Echo - '00 Toyota Echo
90 day: 42.67 mpg (US)

Hondizzle - '97 Honda Civic DX
90 day: 42.24 mpg (US)
Thanks: 36
Thanked 113 Times in 93 Posts
Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
I'd say this is what happens with any product; people find ways to misuse and hurt themselves. The fact that this is news confirms the problem is rare.
True enough. Fault is hard to find. Tesla's animated marketing joins the average person's lack of time to fully understand what its limits are. But I'd say it's easier to modify Tesla's marketing than to enhance the critical thinking of John or Jane Q. Public, who is likely already grabbing onto this tech as a way to more efficiently use the time they don't have to better understand Tesla autopilot limits.
'97 Honda Civic DX Coupe 5MT
'00 Echo - dead 2/17
'14 Chrysler Town + Country - the better half's car
'67 Mustang Convertible - gone 1/17
  Reply With Quote