David Crosby is lying in a Tesla when he claims he ordered a new ride six months ago and has yet to receive his wheels.
The musician said in a tweet on Tuesday that he was questioned on several occasions about his major purchases, but was turned down by the Elon Musk-led electric vehicle and battery cell company in such a way that he could not fulfill his order. Kindly considering canceling and getting a Porsche. Instead.
“So… I’m a fan of Elon… I think his efforts to get humans into space are exemplary but we ordered our Teslas 7 months ago,” says Crosby wrote. “They lied to us 4 times about when we will get it. Lied. We are seriously looking at canceling the order and looking at Porsche.”
Tesla is no stranger to such claims from its customers as many have pointed to the workmanship of its vehicles as well, although the brand’s latest flagship release, the Tesla Model X Plaid, aims to reduce quality control and fitment issues. have tried.
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Meanwhile, Senate Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday called on the Federal Trade Commission to launch an investigation into Tesla’s “autopilot” and “full self-driving” systems, in what they described as “misleading advertising” of the company with “serious concerns”. cited.
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In a letter to FTC President Lena Khan, Sens Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Ed Markey of Massachusetts argued that Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk have “consistently misrepresented” the capabilities of their vehicles. Lawmakers say the company’s claims pose a potential threat to motorists.
The senators wrote in the letter, “Tesla and Mr. Musk’s repeated overstatements about the capabilities of their vehicle – despite clear and persistent warnings – pose a deep concern for the safety of those on the road and a need for genuine accountability.” the wanted.” “Their claims put Tesla drivers – and all the traveling public – at risk of serious injury or death.”
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The senators called for the investigation just days after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched a formal investigation into Tesla’s Autopilot system. Regulators said they have identified 11 accidents involving Tesla vehicles with Autopilot on since 2018.
Tesla has repeatedly defended the safety of its Autopilot system. In April, Musk tweeted that autopilot-equipped vehicles are “now 10 times less likely to crash than the average vehicle.”
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Musk and Tesla did not immediately respond to Fox Business’s requests for comment.