Internet-wide Model 3 auto-acceleration after brake failure hits fire: Tesla official response

A few days ago, a netizen reported that a Jiangxi Tesla Model 3, in the driving process suddenly automatically speed to 127 km/h, can not control the speed, and brake failure, resulting in the final collision and fire. From the scene photos, the tesla’s front apparently had a serious impact, the fire was located inside the vehicle, the front luggage compartment showed no signs of fire.

At the same time, the scene of the fire, smoke billowing, the whole vehicle seriously scrapped.

Internet-wide Model 3 auto-acceleration after brake failure hits fire: Tesla official response

Today, Tesla gave an official response to the incident: “Tesla has dealt with this matter for the first time, and the government is now involved in the investigation.” Tesla’s car-like operations are data-recorded, and according to Tesla’s vehicle design principles, the brakes are very unlikely to cause the vehicle to accelerate itself. It is recommended that government departments make conclusions based on vehicle data and make further judgments. “

In addition, a group of pictures circulating on the Internet showed that the owner’ family said that the owner was his father, driving the Model 3 vehicle, suffered from the film picture of automatic acceleration, brake failure, and finally rolled after the fire explosion accident.

Internet-wide Model 3 auto-acceleration after brake failure hits fire: Tesla official response

Internet-wide Model 3 auto-acceleration after brake failure hits fire: Tesla official response

At present, the father has completed surgery in the hospital, and can only lie in the hospital, temporarily unable to get out of bed. After contacting Tesla, they also said they were reporting to their superiors.

For the cause of the accident, some netizens commented that it may be “pushed system upgrade swayed while driving.” However, there are netizens that this statement is only a description of others, has not been confirmed. The truth of the accident still needs to be released by a subsequent official.