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Tesla heads to court after Apple engineer's family says Autopilot caused his fatal crash

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Tesla is facing a wrongful death trial as the family of a former Apple engineer who died in a crash involving their Tesla Model X argues that the Autopilot feature was at fault. The National Transportation Safety Board found that Autopilot was engaged for nearly 19 minutes before the crash occurred. Tesla and its CEO, Elon Musk, maintain that their Autopilot technology is safe when used correctly, but the company has faced scrutiny and a recall of 2 million cars following an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The trial is expected to last several weeks.