Tesla’s Mannequin Three underneath investigation in South Korean security probe

South Korea has launched a security probe into Tesla, specializing in braking and steering techniques together with Autopilot, in keeping with Reuters. The transport ministry is particularly wanting on the the Mannequin Three in an investigation that might take from six months to a 12 months, in keeping with Reuters’ sources. The information casts a little bit of a shadow on Tesla’s large sales surge within the nation, spurred by the Mannequin 3.

Tesla has a superb security report general, however the autopilot system has drawn criticism from the the US Nationwide Transportation Security Board (NTSB). Extra just lately, Tesla’s Autopilot advertising and marketing was decried as “misleading” by Korea’s Truthful Commerce Fee. Tesla will cooperate with the investigation, in keeping with a South Korean transport ministry official.