Tesla to recall more than 130,000 cars following regulators’ pressure


Tesla Model S 75.

Source: Tesla Motors

Following pressure from U.S. regulators, Tesla recalled 134,951 Model S and Model X vehicles with touchscreen display issues that led to the loss of several safety-related features.

The cars made at Tesla’s plant in Fremont, California, were Model S sedans made between 2012 and 2018 and Model X SUVs in model years 2016 to 2018.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asked Tesla on Jan. 13 to recall 158,716 of its electric vehicles after it concluded the problems pose safety issues related to the center console screen. The NHTSA explained to CNBC the discrepancy between the recall numbers, noting Tesla’s recall figure doesn’t include vehicles…


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