Tesla has decided to Tesla Recalls 1.62 M Vehicles in China between 2014 and 2023 due to safety issues. According to China Central Television (CCTV) on the 6th, Tesla submitted a plan containing the following to the State Administration for Market Regulation the previous day.
The Tesla Recalls 1.62 M Vehicles targets 1,610,105 models, including some imported models of model S, Model The State Administration for Market Regulation of China said that in vehicles subject to recall, there is a possibility that drivers may incorrectly use the level 2 combined driving assistance function while the automatic steering assistance function is in operation, which increases the risk of collision.
From October 26, 2022, 7,538 imported Model S and Model X models produced from November 16 last year are also subject to Tesla Recalls 1.62 M Vehicles. Chinese media reported that the doors of these cars are likely to be unlocked in the event of a collision. Tesla plans to supplement defects in Tesla Recalls 1.62 M Vehicles through remote upgrade ( OTA ).
Cui Dongxu, secretary-general of the China Passenger Car Association, told the state-run Global Times, “It is unlikely that the recall will affect Tesla’s sales in the Chinese market. It is common for car manufacturers to recall products, and it shows responsibility.” In May of last year, Tesla encountered problems such as not being able to set the strength of regenerative braking (converting kinetic energy during deceleration or braking to electrical energy to charge the battery) and not working the alarm that warns when the accelerator pedal is depressed for a long time. About 1.1 million vehicles sold in China have been recalled due to defects.