Tesla’s woes continue: NTSB is annoyed and share price is falling

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Tesla is having a tough time of late. Its Autopilot advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) is once again the center of attention in a fatal crash. Deliveries of the Model 3, its budget electric vehicle, are far below the company’s goals. Meanwhile, Elon Musk made a series of April Fool’s “jokes” on Twitter on Sunday about the company going bankrupt even after a sale of Easter eggs. Despite this attempt at levity, Tesla’s share price continued to slide on Monday, losing almost seven percent in the morning, having shed more than 20 percent of its value in the last month.
On March 23, Wei “Walter” Huang died when his Tesla Model X—in Autopilot mode—crashed into a highway divider on Highway 101 in Mountain View, California. According to the Mercury News, Huang had complained about Autopilot’s behavior at that particular spot on more than one occasion, accusing his car of veering toward the crash barrier.
Several days after the crash, Tesla confirmed that the vehicle was indeed in Autopilot mode but that the driver did not intervene in the seconds up to the incident:
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