Tesla recalls over 280,000 vehicles in China due to active cruise issues
Tesla recalls over 280,000 vehicles due to active cruise issues
Recall some Made in China Model 3 electric vehicles produced from December 19, 2019 to June 7, 2021, a total of 211,256; some domestic Model Y electric vehicles produced from January 1, 2021 to June 7, 2021 , A total of 38,599 vehicles.
Vehicles within the scope of this recall may cause the driver to misactivate the active cruise function in the following situations due to the active cruise control system problem: When the vehicle is in D gear, the driver again toggles the right control lever to shift gears and tries to switch; When the vehicle turns sharply, the driver accidentally touches and toggles the right control lever, etc. After the active cruise control is activated by mistake, if the cruise speed set by the vehicle is not the current speed, and the current speed is lower than the set speed, the vehicle will accelerate to the set speed, and a sudden increase in vehicle speed will occur, which will affect the driverí»s expectations. It may lead to misjudgment of vehicle control and, in extreme cases, the vehicle may collide, posing safety hazards.
Tesla Motors (Beijing) Co., Ltd. and Tesla (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. will use OTA technology to upgrade the active cruise control software for vehicles within the scope of the recall for free, and users can complete the software upgrade without going to the store; For vehicles that cannot be recalled through remote car upgrade (OTA) technology, Tesla Motors (Beijing) Co., Ltd. and Tesla (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. will contact relevant users through the Tesla Service Center to upgrade the vehicles for free. Control software to eliminate safety hazards.