Tesla cars restricted among military personnel in China — report


A Model Y vehicle displayed at a Tesla flagship store on Jan. 4, 2021 in Shanghai, China.

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Citing national security concerns, China is restricting the use of Tesla‘s electric vehicles by some state and military personnel, according to a Wall Street Journal report from Friday. A separate report, from Bloomberg, said the cars were banned in certain areas.

Shares of Tesla were down more as much as 4.4% at one point Friday before recovering. Shares closed up .26%.

It comes after the country led a security review of the vehicles, where it reportedly found that Tesla’s sensors could record images of their surrounding locations. The Journal, citing…


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