Proceedings have been initiated against Elon Musk's company Tesla.
There is a risk of potential security risks to the screens of older models.
Berlin - Problems with the central
input screen in Tesla cars
have called the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) on the scene.
The authority for information of
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case against the electric car manufacturer
The KBA asked the US company
Elon Musks *
to provide the authority with information about possible safety risks of the touch-sensitive screen in the center console of various model series.
The US transportation authority NHTSA
to call it back in
mid-January because of these
Around 158,000 of
Tesla's older * S and X models built
between 2012 and 2018
. Specifically, it is about storage space problems with certain computer chips, which can lead to
failure of the central touchscreen screen
, which is used to
various vehicle functions.
The US authorities warned about impairments of the reversing camera or the driver assistance program.
Tesla: Computer chip issues could affect touchscreen displays
A KBA spokesman told
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: “The Federal Motor Transport Authority has been informed of the facts, it is in contact with the NHTSA and, in turn, has initiated the examination.
The result of the test is still pending. ”It remained unclear how many cars in Germany could be affected.
Inquiries from KBA and
initially went unanswered on Sunday.
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