Tesla Adds Another Layer of Safety to Its Driverless Parking Tech

Tesla updated its driverless parking technology today, after Consumer Reports alerted the all-electric automaker about a potential safety hazard. The feature, known as Summon, both parks and hails Tesla Model X SUVs or Model S sedans autonomously. Activated via the key fob or an app on the driver’s smartphone, the feature can prompt a parked Tesla to roll out of a garage or parking space, with the owner standing right next to it. To park the vehicle using the technology, the driver needs only step out of the car and hit a button to have it park itself. A new feature in Tesla’s hands-free driving technology, Summon was introduced in a January software update. Subscribe to Data Sheet, Fortune’s technology newsletter Consumer Reports says that while testing the technology, which…


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