Tesla is recalling 7,600 cars in the United States as the driver’s airbag could burst when shot, the U.S. Road Safety Authority (NHTSA) said on Thursday. A damaged airbag may not protect the occupants adequately.
“The driver’s airbag can burst during startup. A torn airbag may not adequately protect the occupant in an accident, increasing the risk of injury, ‘stated the document.
The repair campaign applies to some Model X and Model S cars produced in 2021. Information on this is to be sent to vehicle owners by January 7.
Tesla under the microscope of NHTSA
These are the next withdrawals in recent months. The US carmaker said in early June that it was recalling 5,974 vehicles because the caliper bolts might have come loose, which could in turn lead to a loss of tire pressure. Some 2019-2021 Model 3 and 2020-2021 Model Y vehicles have been retired. Some 2019-2021 Model 3 and 2020-2021 Model Y vehicles have been retired.
In mid-August this year. we reported that Tesla is under the magnifying glass of NHTSA. The authority launched an investigation after a series of accidents involving cars manufactured by Elon Musk’s company. The office informed that since January 2018 it had identified 11 accidents involving Tesla vehicles with autopilot or Traffic Aware Cruise Control enabled.
Elon Musk sells stock
Tesla CEO on November 6 Elon Musk declared on Twitterthat it will sell 10 percent, or approximately 17 million, of its electric car manufacturer shares if site users support the move. Ultimately, 57.9 percent were in favor of selling the shares. people who took part in the poll created by the billionaire.
Tesla CEO went on to fulfill the commitment. In the last few days, Musk has sold about 8.2 million Tesla shares for about $ 8.8 billion.
Tesla ended Wednesday’s trading with an increase of 3.25 percent. You need to pay $ 1089 per share. Thursday’s session on the US stock exchange will start at 15.30 Polish time.
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