USA: Tesla Inc is recalling more than 80,000 cars made in China and imported from overseas that were built in early 2013 because of software and seat belt problems, according to a statement released by the Chinese market regulator on Friday.
The US-based electric carmaker has recalled 67,698 Model S and Model X vehicles imported into China between September 25, 2013 and November 21, 2020, due to software issues with the battery management system.
Tesla announced that it will update the software in the recalled cars.
Additionally, Tesla recalled 10,127 identical Model 3 vehicles made in China between October 14, 2019 and September 26, 2022, as well as 2,736 imported Model 3 vehicles produced between January and November 2019. According to Tesla, this was likely caused by faulty seat belts. installation, which he shall inspect and re-install.
Tesla recalled a total of 127,785 Model 3 vehicles in China in April due to defects in semiconductor components that could potentially cause collisions.