Tesla's Recall Woes Multiply As 80,561 Imported And MIC Electric Vehicles Now Impacted In China - Tesla (
Tesla Inc. TSLA has filed for a voluntary recall of 80,561 cars in China, according to a notice filed with China State Administration for Market Regulation. This comes at a time when the company is struggling in the country amid slowing demand.
What Happened: Vehicles covered under the recall include 67,698 units of imported Model S and Model X vehicles with a production date between Sept. 25, 2013, and Nov. 21, 2020, and 2,736 units of imported Model 3 vehicles, produced between Jan. 12, 2019, and Nov. 22, 2019, as well as 10,127 Made-in-China Model 3 cars.
The Model X and S vehicle recall was due to malfunctioning of the battery management system. The vehicle screens will display a requires maintenance and safely park the vehicle warning, which will gradually stop power output and increase the risk of collision accidents.
Tesla said it will conduct an over-the-air software to set right the issue. For those customers, whose vehicles cant be updated this way, the company plans to get their vehicles to its service center to upgrade it, free of charge.
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