Tesla claims recalled touchscreens ‘only expected to last 5-6 years’


Tesla has responded to a United States recall of failing touchscreens in 134,951 of its cars by arguing the units were only ever expected to last five to six years in the first place.

The unusual defence came after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – the US federal government’s road safety agency – requested the electric car maker recall the 17-inch touchscreens found in its Model S sedan and Model X SUV.  » Read More