Earlier in 2016, Joshua Brown died in a similar Tesla crash near Gainesville, Florida when his Model S sedan crashed into a semi-trailer truck.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said in a report released Thursday that another Tesla driver activated their car's Autopilot feature and then took their hands off the steering wheel before fatally colliding with another vehicle.
The company this week issued the update, which tweaks "charge and thermal management settings" in the battery out of "an abundance of caution".
Numerous variables could impact a lithium-ion battery's susceptibility to such runaway, including its charge/discharge history, age, the ambient conditions it's been exposed to, and more.
It remains uncertain whether this same software update is used for the thermal management system found in the Model 3 Performance model. These updates will "help further protect the battery and improve battery longevity", Tesla added. Hong Kong's Fire Services Department has confirmed it's investigating a fire, without identifying the make of the auto. The incident, however, was captured in CCTV footage and the video of the Model S battery going up in flames went viral.
Elton John defends casting of Egerton in Rocketman
He had this to say. "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again", Elton John and Taron Egerton's original duet from Rocketman , has liftoff. Elton John and Taron Egerton appeared live from Cannes on " Good Morning America " May 16, 2019 .
Tesla has announced an over-the-air software update to its Model S and Model X cars after reports of battery fires in Hong Kong and two locations in China.
This follows the electric vehicle company's supremo, Elon Musk, taking a dig at Panasonic on Twitter.
Compared with regular, combustion-engine-powered vehicles, electric auto fires can't be put out with foam or chemicals.
Previous incidents involving Tesla vehicles catching on fire seem to have happened while the cars were moving.
Still, Tesla is taking additional precautions when it comes to these battery fires, as these types of fires can not be extinguished by chemicals or foam, therefore requiring gallons of water to put them out. In 2018, the country recorded at least 40 fire-related incidents involving new-energy vehicles, which includes pure battery electric, hybrid plug-in and fuel-cell vehicles, according to the State Administration for Market Regulation.
That same year, she also appeared on the April cover of Playboy Magazine, which she debuted during a " Smackdown " episode. Hopefully, Massaro's death serves as a reminder that addressing these issues is as easy as speaking up first.
The handsome actress is super thrilled to be there as she's been sharing every bit with her huge fanbase world-wide. Her millions of admirers showered love, saying it took her 10 years of relentless hard work to be where she is.
However, with the world's two largest economies tied up in an escalating trade war, the launch hangs in the balance. China is also angry about Canada's arrest of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou in December.
Amash said "President Trump engaged in specific actions and a pattern of behaviour that meet the threshold for impeachment". Amash wrote in a series of messages after reading the redacted version of the 448-page report.
It's plausible that we see scattered showers and storms through the morning, afternoon and early evening with breaks in-between. Also, robust, supercell thunderstorms can drop torrential rain, obscure tornadoes and cause major life-threatening flooding.
Zaha himself has been linked with a move to United - despite the fact they will be playing Europa League football next season. Rumours suggest there is also interest from overseas , including the likes of Borussia Dortmund and Inter Milan.
Scorestreaks in the game give you access to tools like the Recon Car, UAV, Air Supply Drop, and VTOL, just to name a few. Each weapon will also be upgraded using a tier system, with dozens of variants and different weapons within each type.
Harden, 29, led the league with a career-best 36.1-point scoring average that topped the National Basketball Association . He also led the league in steals (2.21) and is a top contender for Defensive Player of the Year .
According to China Press , she was scared of being beaten by her father if he found out that she was pregnant. However, one shopkeeper said a teenage girl had recently purchased an oddly large amount of sanitary towels.
Woods resumes major mission at PGA in NYC
It was a cold, wet, and generally miserable Monday to kick off PGA Championship week at Bethpage Black in suburban Long Island. The 43-year-old was also sixth when the tournament returned in 2009 and leads the PGA Tour in greens in regulation this season.
Osaka suffers hand injury at Italian Open
In slower conditions to those in Madrid last week, Rafa has thrived, and today he faces Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semi-finals. It will be the 54th career meeting between Djokovic and Nadal, with Djokovic leading the series 28-25.
Ammo from crashed F-16 safely destroyed
The last tactical jet crash at March occurred in 1989, when it was still an active-duty Air Force installation. The F-16, attached to the 114th Fighter Wing in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, went down about 3:45 p.m.
How this weekend's full moon is known as a 'Blue Flower Moon'
A blue moon is the second of two full moons in a month - but it can also be the third of four full moons during a single season. While its title sounds like something that might have been made up, each of the moon's descriptors actually have a meaning.
Robert Pattinson could be The Batman for Warner Bros
Prior to that, it was another British actor, Christian Bale , who played the Caped Crusader for Christopher Nolan . The final choice was between Robert and Armie, where they are going forward with Robert Pattinson .
Strategists who will call the shots this World Cup
Afghanistan will play their second World Cup after they debuted in the competition four years ago in Australia and New Zealand . Nottingham's Trent Bridge will host a number of global cricket matches this summer, including five World Cup fixtures.
Buy items using BP, new RP season and more
Speaking of passes, Tencent Games has also added a new for Elite Pass and Elite Pass Plus holders, the EZ Mission License. This is particularly impressive when considering the game only launched on mobile 14 months ago, on March 19 past year .
Guatemalan child dies after crossing border
Weeks later, Felipe Gómez Alonzo , 8, died of flu complicated by sepsis while in Customs and Border Protection custody. The Guatemalan authorities is assisting the boy's mother whereas she decides whether to proceed the U.S.