Tesla has voluntarily recalled more than 475,000 vehicles due to two separate safety issues, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed on Thursday — recalling the electric-car maker’s biggest single-day recall. The firm’s stock attempted to narrow losses since hitting an all-time high. Last month.
NHTSA in one of two letters sent to Tesla on Wednesday reveal The billionaire Elon Musk-run carmaker was recalling all of its Model 3 vehicles manufactured between 2017 and 2020, representing a total of 356,309 cars, because opening and closing the trunk lid could damage their rearview cameras.
company too Remembered that 119,009 Model S vehicles manufactured between 2014 and this year were due to problems with the front trunk latch, which could cause the vehicle’s hood to open unexpectedly.
In both instances, Tesla said it would inspect and resolve the issues “free of charge” for owners and said it would notify all owners about the recall via mail on February 18.
Tesla shares, which did not immediately respond Businesshala’ After the recall was disclosed, requests for comment fell as much as 2% on Thursday morning, pushing the stock down nearly 6% this month.
Singles-day commemorates many others this year, including two in late June Involved More than 285,000 cars were sold in China, whose state administration for market regulation said some Model 3 and Model Y vehicles may have cruise control turned on accidentally, potentially causing the cars to accelerate unexpectedly. Is.