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Tesla Recalls Almost Half Of All Cars It Sold In Usa Due To Safety Problems

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Elon Musk’s Tesla is recalling more than 475,000 Model 3 and Model S electric vehicles in the U. S. due to safety issues — this accounts for almost half of all Tesla’s sold domestically.

The Verge reports that Tesla is recalling 475,000 of its vehicles in the U. S. — approximately half of the vehicles it has sold in the country — to address a number of safety issues, one of which is potential front trunk latch failure which would result in the hood of the car flying up while driving and obstructing the driver’s view through the windshield.

The recalls apply to all Model 3 units sold between 2017 and 2020 and a number of Model S units. The Model 3 issue primarily relates to the car’s review camera which can be damaged by the opening and closing of the rear trunk. This can cause the camera to fail and is considered a safety problem.

The Model S issue affects the front trunk latch which appears to be prone to failure. This means that the car’s hood can fly open while driving, covering … (Read more)