Tesla Recalls 80,000 Cars over Software and Seat Belt Problem, Chinese Regulators Say

The Chinese market regulator shows that Tesla Inc recalled more than 80,000 units of China-made and imported cars produced since 2013 due to software and seatbelt problems affecting the battery management system and potentially faulty seat belt installation in the vehicles.

The Model S and Model X have been recalled 67,698 units by the U.S.-based electric car maker between September 25, 2013 and November 21, 2020.

The company also recalled imported Model 3 cars manufactured of 2,736 units between January and November 2019, with the same model in China made of 10,127 units due to potentially faulty seat belt installation which the company will check and reinstall.

In April, the total of Tesla recalled on Model 3 cars in China was 127,785 units due to potential faults in semiconductor components to collision.