Two people were killed and three injured after a Tesla Model Y failed to stop on the side of the road in Chaozhou, Guangdong Province. On November 13, the family of the car owner said via social media that the car owner, who has more than 20 years of driving experience, had slammed on the brakes but failed to slow down at the time of the accident, hoping that relevant authorities would investigate the cause of the accident as soon as possible.
Later, a woman in Guangdong province installed a mini camera on the bottom of her new Tesla cab that can record the position of the brakes. Some netizens have questioned its private modification to affect the circuit.
The car owner responded by Posting a video saying that she trusted Tesla, but the evidence made it look like trust was cheap, adding that installing the camera didn't require any wiring changes at all, and that the woman also joked about the price cut when Tesla just bought the car.
In fact, many Tesla owners have already acted on this operation, and of course, it also triggered the discussion of many owners. Such helpless behavior. Travel recorder ” Who did you hit in the face?
In response to the previous Chaozhou accident, a Tesla employee told China Economic Weekly,All Tesla cars are equipped with EDR. In cooperation with the police investigation, EDR data was collected by a third party at the first time. The Tesla brake system was provided by the Doctor, not exclusive; Power output did cut off when the airbag deployed, but the driver said he lost consciousness and didn't brake, so we saw the vehicle continue to move forward on inertia until it stopped on impact.
Although there has been no authoritative confirmation of the results, but the Internet for the owner of Mr. Zhan and Tesla side have a lot of doubts. Tend to believe Mr Zhan. Hit the wrong brake. 'Most of the related accidents may be the result of a large gap between the driving habits of electric vehicles and gas-powered vehicles, and some accidents in this case have nothing to do with the brake pedal itself.'
However, netizens who tend to believe that the failure to detect the brake signal in the background does not mean that the owner did not step on the brake, or it may be caused by the problem of the vehicle itself that the brake is too hard to step on. If you do not step on the brake, the background naturally cannot detect the brake signal.
And many in the industry are pointing the finger at Tesla. Single pedal mode ” . Well-known car critic Chen Zhen believes that the so-called. Single pedal mode ” Forced kinetic energy recovery is extremely unfriendly and potentially a safety hazard for older drivers and those who need to switch between other models and Teslas. …
Former auto engineer Zhu Dianju (alias IP Man) also publicly said that a large number of similar accidents occurred, whether Tesla's brakes were really faulty in a physical sense, or its design caused many veteran drivers to appear. Step on the wrong foot. Tesla is not to blame for this problem.
Again, for suspected reasons. The brakes failed. The uproar in April 2021. Shanghai Auto Show roof rights protection. After the incident, the negative public opinion on Tesla's quality problems became more and more intense. Subsequently, Tesla was further pushed into the storm of public opinion after a series of traffic accidents.
At the same time, Tesla's sales in China also declined. In April 2021, its sales in China reached 11,954 vehicles, down 65.51% from the previous month. In May of that year, Tesla's orders in China fell by nearly half from April, according to Sina Technology.
Then, after Tesla announced a price cut at the end of July 2021, sales gradually increased. Also in the face of suspicion. The brakes failed. Will Tesla cut prices again?