A few days earlier, the Defect Investigation Department at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) began a petition test from 127 Tesla owners for “sudden and unintended acceleration” of cars. About half a million instances of Model S, Model X and Model 3 of different years of production were found to be malfunctioning. The complaint claims that the defect caused 110 accidents in which 52 people were injured.
On January 21, Tesla posted an official comment on the situation on the Web. The automaker assures that it has studied the circumstances of all accidents and came to the conclusion that electric cars behaved as laid down in the system. Drivers Complaint Information – “Completely false” (“completely false”) and does not correspond to reality. In addition, it is known that the petition was also signed by a person who plays on the stock exchange with Tesla shares.