NHTSA is investigating a claim that a Tesla software update meant to prevent battery fires hurt the range of some Model S and Model X vehicles

Business Insider | 10/4/2019 | Mark Matousek
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating a claim that Tesla should have recalled Model S sedans and Model X SUVs that were given a software update meant to prevent battery fires, the agency said on Tuesday.

The person who made the complaint to the agency also claimed that the update reduced the range of affected vehicles.

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Tesla began rolling out the software update in May. The complainant said the electric-car maker should have told NHTSA about the issue it was meant to fix: the potential for a battery to catch fire without the vehicle being involved in a crash.

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating a claim that Tesla should have recalled Model S sedans and Model X SUVs that were given a software update meant to prevent battery fires, the agency said on Tuesday.

The person who made the complaint to the agency also claimed that the update reduced the range of affected vehicles. Tesla began rolling out the software update in May. The complainant said the electric-car maker should have told NHTSA about the issue...
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