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Picture:. REUTERS/VICTORIA KLESTY
Picture:. REUTERS/VICTORIA KLESTY

Tesla is recalling 120,423 vehicles in the US over the risk of cabin doors being unlocked during a crash, the country’s road safety regulator said on Friday, days after announcing another recall by the electric-vehicle maker.

The Elon Musk-led automaker has released an over-the-air (OTA) software update to address the issue, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said.

The recall affects 2021-2023 Model S and Model X vehicles as the units fail to comply with certain federal safety standards for side-impact protection.

Tesla recalled more than 2-million vehicles in the US last week, its largest ever recall, covering nearly all of its vehicles on the country’s roads. It had said the recall was done to install new safeguards in its Autopilot advanced driver-assistance system, after a federal regulator cited safety concerns.

Reuters

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