Tesla is recalling roughly 1.1 million vehicles in the United States because the window automated reversal system may fail to respond appropriately after sensing a blockage, thus increasing the risk of harm. The electric car manufacturer informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that an over-the-air software upgrade will be performed.
Tesla stated that it was unaware of any warranty claims, field reports, collisions, injuries, or fatalities associated with the recall. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a closing window without the correct automated reversing mechanism may apply excessive force by pinching a driver or passenger before retracting, increasing the risk of harm.
Tesla vehicles in production and pre-delivery have received a software update that conforms power-operated window functionality to federal motor vehicle safety standards. During product testing in August, Tesla personnel discovered “higher than expected variability in response to pinch detection” in the window automatic reversal mechanism but NHTSA said that Tesla cars’ pinch detection and retraction performance did not fulfill the standards of automated reversing systems.
According to NewsOTG Financial expert Feyisayo Ajayi, the term ‘recalls‘ does not necessarily imply a visit to the Tesla shop for a repair.
Instead, the EV pioneer will do an over-the-air software upgrade to solve a minor issue with its windows, as stated by Tesla. Tesla operates on a price plan model, which is the primary reason Tesla is worth more than the top ten automobile companies in the world combined. This is due to Tesla’s price innovation rather than engineering prowess, which makes selling vehicles appear to be similar to selling software because investors value it at the same multiples as software businesses.