Tesla Recalls Cybertrucks Over Accelerator Pedal Concerns

Tesla recalls Cybertrucks over accelerator pedal safety concerns.

  • Tesla recalls Cybertrucks over accelerator pedal safety concerns.
  • Around 3,878 Cybertrucks produced between November 2023 and April 2024 are affected.
  • Tesla to address the issue at no cost to owners, prioritizing safety in vehicle manufacturing.

Tesla issues a recall for thousands of Cybertrucks due to safety concerns regarding accelerator pedals getting stuck. The US Department of Transportation highlighted the risk of unintentional acceleration, raising the potential for accidents.

Around 3,878 Cybertrucks, produced between November 2023 and April 2024, are affected by the recall, each valued at approximately $61,000. Tesla attributes the problem to an “unapproved change” in the production process, leading to issues with accelerator pad adhesion. Despite no reported accidents or injuries as of April 15, the company is taking proactive measures to address the issue at no cost to owners.

This recall adds to Tesla’s challenges amidst tough competition in the electric vehicle market. Despite facing setbacks, including previous recalls and declining sales, Tesla continues to innovate. While the company aims to resolve issues through software updates, this recall underscores the importance of prioritizing safety in vehicle manufacturing.