Tesla, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) controversial self-driving software faced renewed scrutiny when a social media user posted a video of a Tesla vehicle operating in Autopilot mode, failing to respond as expected.

What Happened: On the X platform, previously known as Twitter, a user shared a video of a Tesla being driven in Autopilot mode, which did not steer to avoid an oncoming vehicle. The driver had to take manual control of the steering to prevent a potential accident.

Captioning the clip, the user, going by the handle @DobackHuffInc, said, “Absolutely garbage software. Get this trash off the roads.” He also tagged the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Transportation Safety Board, Federal Trade Commission, and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg as well as Transport Canada.

Tesla short-seller Jim Chanos reposted the post and said, “How is this still happening ...

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