31 Mar '18, 12pm

Tesla Recalls 123,000 Model S Cars

Tesla has issued its largest voluntary recall to date, affecting 123,000 Model S vehicles due to faulty power steering bolts. In an email to customers, Tesla advises on 123,000 Model S vehicles built before April 2016 equipped with defective bolts. Made by automotive supplier Bosch, they are known to degrade and loosen over time, which could result in the loss of power steering and the need to use more force to turn the wheel. “We have observed excessive corrosion in the power steering bolts, though only in very cold climates, particularly those that frequently use calcium or magnesium road salts, rather than sodium chloride,” read a portion of the email. “Nonetheless, Tesla plans to replace all early Model S power steering bolts in all climates worldwide to account for the possibility that the vehicle may later be used in a highly corrosive environment. If the bolts fail,...

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/tesla-recalls-123000-model-s-cars/

Tweets

Tesla voluntarily recalls 123,000 Model S cars ...

electriccarsreport.com 31 Mar '18, 6am

In order to ensure your safety, Tesla will proactively retrofit a power steering component in all Model S vehicles built b...

Tesla issues recall for 123,000 Model S vehicles

vernonchan.com 31 Mar '18, 6am

Tesla has issued a recall for 123,000 units of its Model S electric cars to address a fault in the power steering system. ...

Tesla recalls 123,000 Model S electric cars ove...

greencarreports.com 30 Mar '18, 11am

John Voelcker Mar 30, 2018 Follow John Add to circle 2012 Tesla Model S Signature Enlarge Photo Tesla will recall roughly ...

Tesla voluntarily makes their biggest recall ev...

inhabitat.com 30 Mar '18, 3pm

recalled thousands of Model S cars built before April 2016. There haven’t been any crashes or injuries reported connected ...

Tesla: More Stores, Broken Bolts, & A Big Model 3 Production Push

Tesla: More Stores, Broken Bolts, & A Big Model...

cleantechnica.com 30 Mar '18, 4pm

forum yesterday about broken bolts on the power steering pump used on the Model S. Apparently, the company has issued a re...

@IEEESpectrum

spectrum.ieee.org 30 Mar '18, 2pm

The car might not claim the mantle of the world’s first affordable, long-range EV: Chevrolet beat Tesla to market with its...

Autopilot Engaged Prior To Tesla Model X Crash

Autopilot Engaged Prior To Tesla Model X Crash

cleantechnica.com 31 Mar '18, 1pm

dated March 30, Tesla said: “In the moments before the collision, which occurred at 9:27 a.m. on Friday, March 23rd, Autop...

Tesla Exec (In Employee Email): Daily Model 3 Production Well Into The 200s

Tesla Exec (In Employee Email): Daily Model 3 P...

cleantechnica.com 30 Mar '18, 10pm

A recently revealed internal email, from Tesla Senior Vice President of Engineering Doug Fields to employees at the compan...

Tesla Model 3 production crossed 2,000 last wee...

greencarreports.com 03 Apr '18, 2pm

John Voelcker Apr 3, 2018 Follow John Add to circle 2017 Tesla Model 3 "first production" car, in photo tweeted by Elon Mu...

Tesla Model 3 Production Now at Over 2,000 Cars a Week

Tesla Model 3 Production Now at Over 2,000 Cars...

hybridcars.com 03 Apr '18, 8pm

Tesla is now making over 2,000 Model 3 vehicles per week – still short of its previously announced goal of making 2,500 of...

@Stupidosaur

@Stupidosaur

gas2.org 02 Apr '18, 2am

The influenza A virus is 80-120 nanometers wide, so it can pass through even a 0.2 micrometer HEPA filter without a proble...

Tesla Model 3 vs Tesla Model S — How Do The Two Compare? https://t.co/jdEJoqSJiI

Tesla Model 3 vs Tesla Model S — How Do The Two...

cleantechnica.com 26 Mar '18, 3am

The most obvious difference between the two vehicles is their size difference . The Model S comes in at 196″ long x 77″ wi...

Tesla & Serato Announce World's First DJ-Drive ...

hypebeast.com 01 Apr '18, 2pm

Trash your aux cords and Pioneer controller, Tesla Motors has synced up with Serato to launch the world’s first DJ-Drive s...