3.4 C
London
Thursday, April 22, 2021

Tesla says Chinese car cameras aren’t on outside of North America

Must read

UK Time Newshttps://www.uktimenews.com
UK Time News is your daily dose of Latest News, Entertainment, Music, Fashion, Lifestyle, World, Cricket, Sports, Politics, Tech, Business News Website. We provide you with the Latest Breaking News Straight from the UK & all around the World on different categories.

Tesla is under close scrutiny in China, where the military in March banned Tesla cars from entering its compounds, citing security concerns with the cameras in its vehicles, sources told Reuters.


developSee the pictures

Tesla founder Elon Musk highlighted the company’s business motives to protect user privacy

READ  MotoGP: Ducati's Bagnaia signs the first pole of the season with a record lap in Qatar

Technical news

Cameras on 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 safety concerns in the world’s largest auto market.

READ  Police respondent so disturbed by Chauvin kneeling on Floyd's neck 'called the police', prosecutors say

Tesla is under close scrutiny in China, where the military in March banned Tesla cars from entering its compounds, citing security concerns with the cameras in its vehicles, sources told Reuters.

“Even in the United States, car owners can freely choose whether or not to enable the use of sound (camera system). Tesla is equipped with a network security system with industry leading security levels to ensure the protection of user privacy, ”the electric car maker wrote. Weibo, the Chinese Twitter-like social media site.

m7nucnhk

In 2020, Tesla sold 30% of its global total in the country

READ  Volkswagen to lease 150 Polo hatchbacks to Hilti in India

At a virtual forum in Beijing in March, held shortly after information about the ban was released, Tesla founder Elon Musk highlighted the company’s business motives for protecting user privacy.

READ  Honda CB350 announced as Honda GB350, GB350S in Japan

“There is a very strong incentive for us to be very confidential with any information,” Musk said.

“If Tesla used cars to spy in China or elsewhere, we would be closed.”

China is a key battleground for electric vehicles. In 2020, Tesla sold 30% of its global total in the country.

READ  Tesla seeks exhibition space in India and hires executive for lobbying: report

comments

(This story was not edited by UK Time News on Social Platforms.)

For the latest automotive news and reviews, follow UKTN.com on Twitter, Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube channel.

.

More articles

15,129FansLike
4,596FollowersFollow

Latest article