Tesla is now a well-known brand in the field of electric cars, having achieved several sales records in recent years. As with other brands, Tesla is also not free of problems with its cars. And, supposedly, there is a new problem.
According to recent information, there are already more than 750 complaints of sudden stops with Teslas.
Tesla: NHTSA report reveals that there are 750 complaints
According to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 750 Tesla vehicle owners have filed complaints with the regulator about sudden stops on the road for no apparent reason.
The 14-page document, dated May 4, asks Tesla for all customer reports on 'ghost' braking, as well as reports of accidents, injuries, deaths and property damage claims. The NHTSA also questioned whether the company's Full Self-Driving and Automatic Emergency Braking systems were active at the time of incidents.
Elon Musk's company now has a deadline of June 20 for the request for information to be fulfilled.
This is the Texas manufacturer's fourth formal investigation in the past three years, and NHTSA is overseeing 23 recalls. [chamadas dos veículos à fábrica] Tesla since January 2021.
The agency is also investigating complaints about automatic emergency braking systems at more than 1.7 million Hondas, which can stop vehicles for no reason.
Fifteen people died in the accidents that the NHTSA is investigating and at least 15 more were injured. Of the total number of deaths, 14 occurred in accidents involving Teslas, according to the agency's documents.