CBS Says It Made 'Audio Editing Error' With Tesla On 60 Minutes

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You know that Tesla Model S on 60 Minutes on Sunday that was unusually vocal? CBS is now admitting there were some noises accompanying footage of that car being driven that should not have been there.

The Tesla Model S was shown as part of a segment with Scott Pelley interviewing Elon Musk on Tesla and SpaceX.


A CBS spokesperson gave a statement to Fox News today about the problem:

Our video editor made an audio editing error in our report about Elon Musk and Tesla last night. We regret the error and it is being corrected online.


Why 60 Minutes thought the electric Model S needed more engine and transmission noises is beyond me. At least they admitted this egregious error pretty quickly.