Tesla not recalling 1.1 mn cars, only issuing a tiny software update: Musk (Ld)

San Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) Tesla Chief Elon Musk on Friday said Tesla isn’t physically reviewing 1.1 million vehicles, saying the organization is just giving a “minuscule programming” update to fix the squeezing window issue.

The prior reports cited a security review report Tesla submitted with the US Public Expressway Traffic Wellbeing Organization (NHTSA) that the electric vehicle producer has reviewed around 1.1 million vehicles to keep drivers from getting squeezed by the windows while being moved up.

The windows in these Tesla vehicles wouldn’t perceive specific items while shutting, which could bring about “a squeezing injury to the tenant.”

After a supporter posted on Twitter that this is certainly not a physical review, Musk answered: “The wording is obsolete and mistaken. This is a small over-the-air programming update. Apparently, there have been no wounds”.

The electric vehicle producer said it will deliver an over-the-air (OTA) firmware update to impacted vehicles that improves the alignment of the vehicle’s programmed window inversion framework conduct, “at no expense for the client”.

Tesla said it doesn’t know about any guarantee cases or wounds because of the window issue.

In its wellbeing review report submitted to NHTSA, Tesla expressed that on September 12, the organization confirmed that the squeeze identification and withdrawal execution in the experimental outcomes “surpassed the necessities of FMVSS 118, Area 5 (programmed inversion frameworks), contingent upon spring power and pole setup”.

“Likewise, Tesla made an assurance to give a deliberate review”.

In May, the electric vehicle creator physically reviewed 1,30,000 vehicles to fix touchscreen issues brought about by an overheating focal handling unit (computer chip).

The Elon Musk-run organization as of late carried out an over-the-air update (OTA) to fix the issue on impacted vehicles, which incorporate the 2022 Model 3 and Y, and 2021 and 2022 Model X and S.

The overheating computer processor brought about the vehicle’s touchscreen in any event, going totally clear.