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Tesla will ‘recall’ almost 300,000 China-made Model 3 and Model Y vehicles

Chinese regulators said on Saturday Tesla would ‘recall’ almost 300,000 China-made and imported Model 3 and Model Y vehicles for an online software update identified with helped driving, with proprietors not needed to return their vehicles.

The State Administration for Market Regulation said on its site that the move is connected to a helped driving function in the electric vehicles, which can right now be activated by drivers accidentally, causing unexpected acceleration.

The remote online software ‘recall’ — a first for Tesla vehicles worked in China — covers 249,855 China-made Model 3 and Model Y vehicles, and 35,665 imported Model 3 cars.

Tesla, presently making Model 3 cars and Model Y sport-utility vehicles in Shanghai, sold 33,463 China-made electric vehicles in May, as per industry information.

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