Title

Car Accident Analysis on Tesla Cars: A Case Study.

Poster Number

6B

Lead Author Affiliation

Business Analytics

Lead Author Status

Masters Student

Introduction

Motor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of unintentional injuries and deaths in the world. Numerous studies have been conducted to analyze motor vehicle crashes from various aspects. However, most of them target conventional internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEVs), while only a few aim at emerging electric vehicles (EVs).

Purpose

EVs have increased fast in the past 2 decades and are expected to replace ICEVs gradually in the future. Soon, electric-powered vehicles will represent a major part of the road traffic. Accordingly, there will be a natural increase in accidents involving electric vehicles. Car accidents and deaths are important to analyze a new generation of cars is coming in with autopilot features. Tesla has recently been in the news with deaths by autopilot driving mode. The purpose of this paper is to highlight the reasons behind the same.

Method

The objective of this study is to use descriptive analysis to find out what are the causes of the deaths involving Tesla cars over the last decade in the United States of America.

Results

The results center around the findings of what induces car accidents in the autonomous vehicle company Tesla.

Significance

The results will help to find out the core factors that determine these deaths and might help reduce car accidents and deaths in the future.

Location

William Knox Holt Memorial Library and Learning Center, University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA 95211

Format

Poster Presentation

Poster Session

Afternoon

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Car Accident Analysis on Tesla Cars: A Case Study.

William Knox Holt Memorial Library and Learning Center, University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Ave., Stockton, CA 95211

Motor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of unintentional injuries and deaths in the world. Numerous studies have been conducted to analyze motor vehicle crashes from various aspects. However, most of them target conventional internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEVs), while only a few aim at emerging electric vehicles (EVs).