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Tesla Recalls All 362,758 Vehicles with Full Self-Driving Beta because It 'May Cause Crashes'

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In September, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted that recalls of this nature, over-the-air software updates which do not require owners to physically bring a vehicle to a shop for repair, should no longer be classified as "recalls" by the NHTSA.

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Tesla is recalling every vehicle equipped with its Full Self-Driving Beta (FSD Beta) software, some 362,758 in all, because it "may cause crashes," the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced today.

The FSD Beta system "may allow the vehicle to act unsafe around intersections," according to the notice, which provided the examples of traveling straight through an intersection's turn-only lane, not coming to a complete stop at stop signs, or entering an intersection on a yellow light.

It also may have a problem with speed limits. The notice said FSD Beta may "respond insufficiently" to changing speed limits or "not adequately account for the driver's adjustment of the vehicle's speed to exceed posted speed limits." In other words, it seems to go too fast.

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