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Chinese Tesla Owners Are Installing Brake Cameras In Their Cars

China is a very closed market. Despite that, bad news for Tesla in that country is not restricted to its borders. After multiple crashes in which it said customers were to blame, some Tesla owners decided to install cameras to record their vehicles’ pedals, especially the brakes, according to the Chinese website 快科技 (Fast Technology).

 

The move was intensified after Zhang Yazhou protested at Auto Shanghai 2021 against a brake failure her Model 3 would have presented. The Chinese government intensified pressures for Tesla to address quality problems in the country. The company apologized and created a Special Handling Team.

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Tesla assures China the cameras in its cars are turned off

Tesla has averted its eyes in China.

The automaker has taken to social media to ensure customers in the country that the cameras installed in their cars are turned off.

All Teslas have eight external cameras that are primarily for their driver-assist features but can also record video, while the Model 3 and Model Y also have a camera installed near the rearview mirror that can monitor the cabin.

It was reported in March that Teslas had been banned from Chinese military complexes due to spying concerns.

“Even in the United States, car owners can freely choose whether to turn

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Tesla Tells China Its Car Cameras Only Work in the US

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Last month, China decided that Tesla vehicles posed a threat due to the fact they contain multiple cameras and have the ability to record video footage. The military subsequently banned Tesla vehicles from entering any Chinese military complexes or housing compounds. Now Tesla has responded.

As Reuters reports, in a post on China’s Twitter-like service called Weibo, Tesla pointed out that the cameras in its vehicles are only active within the US. And that, “Even in the United States, car owners can freely choose whether to turn on its (the camera system’s) use. Tesla

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Tesla interior cameras aren’t activated in China, EV maker says

Cameras that are built into Tesla Inc.’s cars aren’t activated outside of North America, the electric-car maker’s Beijing unit said in a statement on the social media site Weibo Wednesday.

Even in the U.S., vehicle owners are able to choose freely whether or not they want to turn on their cameras, Tesla said, noting that it has a world-leading network security system to protect users’ privacy.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was forced to defend the company’s position on cameras last month after Bloomberg reported that its cars have been banned from Chinese military complexes and housing compounds because of concerns

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Tesla tells China car cameras not activated outside North America

SHANGHAI (Reuters) -Cameras in Tesla cars are not activated outside of North America, the U.S. automaker said on its Chinese social media page on Wednesday, seeking to assuage security concerns in the world’s biggest car market.

Tesla faces scrutiny in China where the military in March banned Tesla cars from entering its complexes, citing security concerns over cameras in its vehicles, sources told Reuters.

“Even in the United States, car owners can freely choose whether to turn on its (the camera system’s) use. Tesla is equipped with a network security system with world-leading security levels to ensure user privacy protection,”

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Tesla (TSLA) Car Cameras Not Activated in China or Outside North America

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Cameras that are built into Tesla Inc.’s cars aren’t activated outside of North America, the electric carmaker’s Beijing unit said in a statement on Weibo Wednesday.

Even in the U.S., vehicle owners are able to choose freely whether or not they want to turn on their cameras, Tesla said, noting that it has a world-leading network security system to protect users’ privacy.

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk was forced to defend

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