American manufacturer of electric vehicles found that the cars Model S in Europe front seatbelts improperly attached to the outboard seat belt tensioners.
MOSCOW, 20 Nov. American manufacturer of electric Tesla Motors is Recalling 90 thousand Model S vehicles in Europe to check the front seat belts, informs Agency Bloomberg with reference to the message of the company.
“Tesla recently found that cars in the Model S in Europe front seatbelts improperly attached to the outboard tensioners”, — quotes Agency the message of the company, received by e-mail.
These cars were not included in the accident data resulting from malfunction of injuries there. “However, in the event of an accident the seat belt in this state will not provide complete protection. First of all, we care about your safety,” added the company.
The company learned of the malfunction in early November from a woman in Europe. “In early November, a customer sitting in the front passenger seat, turned around to talk with passengers in the back, and the seatbelt disconnected”, — said Tesla. Inspection companies went to examine the 3 thousand ready vehicles and control the build process.
Tesla Model S has become the second electric car in the company’s lineup, the first was released in 2008 Tesla Roadster. Until the end of 2015 the company also intends to introduce a new sports car Model X.
In September, Tesla Motors opened its first European plant in Tilburg Dutch. Due to the new plant the company intends to expand sales on the continent and to bring car production up to half a million a year worldwide by 2020.