Tesla under investigation over claims three of their models can suddenly ...

Tesla under investigation over claims 500,000 of their cars can suddenly accelerate on their own and have caused 110 crashes in six years US government department received 127 complaints about Tesla vehicles Drivers claim their cars suddenly accelerated, which has led to 110 crashes  It occurs in Model 3, Model S and Model X made in 2013 through to 2019  However, there were 500,000 Tesla vehicles that were sold during that time 

By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com and Reuter

Published: 16:35 GMT, 17 January 2020 | Updated: 16:46 GMT, 17 January 2020

View
comments

Tesla is under investigation after 127 complaints were sent to the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) claiming certain models experienced 'sudden unintended acceleration'.

The vehicles in question include the Tesla Model 3, Model S and Model X that were made and sold from 2013 through to 2019 -amounting to nearly 500,000 cars.

The flaw is said to have caused 110 crashes and 52 injuries, with many drivers stating the incident occurred when they attempted to park in a garage or at a curb.

Others claimed the sudden acceleration happened while in traffic or when using driver assistance systems.

Scroll down for videos 

The the vehicles in question include the Tesla Model 3, Model S (pictured) and Model X that were made and sold from 2013 through to 2019 -amounting to nearly 500,000 cars. The flaw is said to have caused 110 crashes and 52 injuries, with many drivers stating the incident occurred when they attempted to park in a garage or at a curb

The the vehicles in question include the Tesla Model 3, Model S (pictured) and Model X that were made and sold from 2013 through to 2019 -amounting to nearly 500,000 cars. The flaw is said to have caused 110 crashes and 52 injuries, with many drivers stating the incident occurred when they attempted to park in a garage or at a curb

The NHTSA defines 'sudden acceleration incidents' as 'unintended, unexpected, high-power accelerations from a stationary position or a very low initial speed accompanied by an apparent loss of braking effectiveness.'

The petition was received by the NHTSA reads: 'On December 19, 2019, the Office of Defects Investigation received a defect petition by email requesting a defect investigation of alleged sudden unintended acceleration in model year 2012 through

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

NEXT TikTok lets parents set time limits and vet DMs on teen accounts