4.75 lakh Tesla electric cars recalled over safety issues

Tesla plans to introduce the Model 3 in India.

Tesla has recalled 4.75 lakh Model 3 and Model S electric cars over issues related to the rear-view camera and front trunk that could increase the risk of a crash.

According to the U.S. road safety regulator, 3,56,309 units of the Model 3 manufactured between 2017 and 2020 and 1,19,009 Model S cars have been affected by these issues.

The report states that repeated opening and closing of the trunk can damage a cable for the rear-view camera. Further, the front latch assembly for the front trunk in the Model S could malfunction. It could release the trunk lid and obstruct visibility.

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