Tesla CEO Elon Musk said last week that his company is close to developing software that can perform fully autonomous driving.
Recently, however, one Tesla customer posted a video showing how the company’s Autopilot software mistook a Burger King sign for a stop sign. The fast food chain turned the clip into a social media ad.
The video shows the Tesla slowing down and flashing the message “stopping for traffic control” as it nears a Burger King alongside the road. The software eventually ignores the sign and resumes driving normally. “Happens every time I drive up this road,” the customer wrote on YouTube.
“Smart cars are smart enough to brake for a Whopper,” Burger King said in a video on its Twitter account. “Artificial intelligence knows what you crave.”
It offered a code for a free Whopper to anyone who posted a picture of their Tesla at one of its restaurants using the hashtag #autopilotwhopper.
“So first we have to spend $100,000 on a car to get a free whopper?” one user…
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