cancels breakthrough self-driving vehicle kit amid federal inquiry

George Hotz,’s CEO, boasted that the company would go to market with Comma One by the end of the year at TechCrunch’s Disrupt SF conference in September. His entire talk (embedded above) centered around the difference between and its competitors including Google and Tesla, shipability. He cited Google for having many hours of on-road testing but never actually shipping a product. Unfortunately for, the Comma One has been cancelled.

This cancellation comes after an inquiry sent to Hotz by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association requesting proof that the Comma One was safe. Failure to comply with the request would result in a fine of $21,000 per day.