"Every year since 1978 in the United States".
Well, "never" is a long time. But I can readily believe that they won't in the next five, maybe even ten years.
A nice story: America still is the land of opportunity.
The inimitable Thunderf00t destroys--yet again--Elon's hellacious overpromising. (26-minute video.)
Just-in-time inventory makes things cheaper, but it's a more fragile supply-chain arrangement.
Related: video which argues--in the second half--it's not just-in-time that's at fault, its poorly implemented just-in-time that's to blame.
Cites evidence that a large part of the Elon-as-hero account is just made up.
Related: Wikipedia's compilation of "Criticism of Tesla, Inc.".
You might have to read TSLAQ on Twitter to appreciate some of this, but it made me laugh.
It's not all car safety features, of course, but it is still impressive.
As Zuby notes, in model year 1989, IIHS calculated 138 deaths per million registered vehicle years, whereas 2019 saw just 35 deaths per million, roughly a quarter of the figure from 30 years before.
I'm certainly not a billionaire nor am I a supposed mega-genius like Elon Musk, but this does seem like a big waste of money.
Seeing as how it has to be timed right, thanks, but no, it's not for me. But your mileage may vary.
A bit more detail: "Police searching for Florida driver who jumped drawbridge".