Tesla, owned by Elon Musk, announced that it will recall 285,000 vehicles in use in China. In the statement made by the Chinese authorities, it was stated that Tesla will recall approximately 285,000 electric vehicles in China, while it was stated that there were problems in the cruise control of the vehicles.
CARS CAN ACCELERATE IMMEDIATELY
“There are potential safety hazards in special situations,” Tesla said in a message on Chinese social media platform Weibo.
China’s market regulator said in a statement that Tesla covers 211,256 Model 3 Sedans manufactured in China, 38,599 Model Y compact crossovers and 35,665 Model 3s imported.
INCLUDES VEHICLES MANUFACTURED IN THE LAST 19 MONTHS
Tesla also added that the recall covers vehicles manufactured between December 2019 and June 2021.
The company said it plans to remotely upgrade the cruise control software on the vehicles, which will save owners the hassle of taking their cars in for service, while people whose problems cannot be repaired remotely will be contacted.