Consumer Reports downgrades ratings for Tesla over brake software issue

By Editorial Staff Consumer Reports is lowering the ratings for certain versions of the Tesla Model S and Model X electric vehicles because the automaker had not enabled them with an automatic emergency braking (AEB) safety feature it said would come as standard.
Tesla’s first iteration of Autopilot, its semiautonomous driving system, included AEB. However, in October, the automaker began to equip all of its new vehicles with self-driving capable hardware with a less advanced version of software. Gradually, Tesla has been releasing over-the-air software updates, with the goal of eventually enabling fully autonomous driving.
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