Tesla says Biden administration has requested documentation on company's self-driving technology

"No government agency in any ongoing investigation has concluded that any wrongdoing occurred," company says.

Published: January 31, 2023 3:25pm

Updated: January 31, 2023 3:31pm

Auto company Tesla said in government filings this week that the White House is actively seeking information from it regarding its self-driving and artificial intelligence technologies. 

The corporation said in SEC filings on Monday that it regularly receives "requests for information from regulators and governmental authorities, such as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the National Transportation Safety Board, the SEC, the Department of Justice and various state, federal, and international agencies."

"[T]he company has received requests from the DOJ for documents related to Tesla’s Autopilot and [Full Self-Driving] features," the filing states. "To our knowledge no government agency in any ongoing investigation has concluded that any wrongdoing occurred."

The company said it "cannot predict the outcome or impact of any ongoing matters."

"Should the government decide to pursue an enforcement action, there exists the possibility of a material adverse impact on our business, results of operation, prospects, cash flows and financial position," the filing states. 

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