Tesla stated that in product testing in August staff recognized window computerized reversal system efficiency that had “larger than anticipated variations in response to pinch detection”.
After intensive further testing, Tesla decided that the automobiles’ pinch detection and retraction efficiency within the take a look at outcomes didn’t meet computerized reversal techniques necessities.
Tesla stated that beginning September 13, automobiles in manufacturing and in pre-delivery obtained a software program replace that units power-operated window operation to the necessities.
The software program replace “enhances the calibration of the automobile’s computerized window reversal system behaviour”, Tesla stated.
Tesla shares have been down 3.5 per cent in Thursday afternoon buying and selling.
Tesla chief govt Elon Musk on Twitter Thursday criticised the outline of the callback as a recall.
“The terminology is outdated & inaccurate. This can be a tiny over-the-air software program replace. To one of the best of our information, there have been no accidents,” he stated.
Each NHTSA and Tesla in paperwork made public on Thursday referred to the marketing campaign as a recall.