A Tesla Model 3 plugged in and charging at a Supercharger rapid battery charging station for electric vehicles in Bersteland, Germany, on March 02, 2021.
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Consumer Reports and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety on Tuesday restored top safety endorsements for the Tesla Model 3, the company’s lower-priced electric sedan.
Tesla said in May it was removing radar sensors from its Model 3 sedans and Model Y crossover vehicles made for customers in North America built on or after April 27. These would rely on a vision-based driver assistance system (using cameras) instead.
At the time, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration web pages…