A new law in California will prohibit Tesla and other automakers from advertising Level 2 driver assist systems as full self-driving systems. The bill, signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom, covers both dealers and manufacturers and prevents them from "deceptively naming or marketing" vehicles with autonomous technology. It also requires dealers or manufacturers to explain the limitations of any such system equipped on a vehicle. The state's Department of Motor Vehicles already had rules for autonomous vehicle regulation and self-driving tech advertising, but Rep. Lena Gonzalez felt that more needed to be done since the DMV didn't seem to enforce its own rules.
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