Over 750 Tesla house owners have complained to U.S. security regulators of vehicles out of the blue stopping on roads for no motive.
The Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration (NHTSA) revealed the quantity in a data request posted on the company’s web site Friday.
The 14-page letter asks the corporate for all shopper and subject experiences it has acquired about false braking, and experiences of crashes, accidents, deaths and property injury claims.
It additionally asks whether or not the corporate’s “Full Self Driving” and automated emergency braking programs have been energetic on the time of any incident.
Many homeowners stated they feared a rear-end crash on a freeway.
The company started investigations after getting 354 complaints about phantom braking in Tesla’s Fashions 3 and Y final February.
The investigation covers an estimated 416,000 autos from the 2021 and 2022 mannequin years. In February, the company stated it had no experiences of crashes or accidents.
Tesla has a deadline of June 20 to reply to the data request, nonetheless, the corporate is ready to ask for an extension.
It’s the fourth formal investigation of the automaker previously three years, and NHTSA is supervising 23 Tesla remembers since January of 2021.