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Tesla to remove ultrasonic vehicle sensors from electric cars, only cameras will be used

Tesla, one of the major electric car makers, has decided to remove ultrasonic sensors from its vehicles. For the safety and driver-assistant features of the vehicles, the company has planned to use only cameras. Tesla vehicles have 12 ultrasonic sensors.

These sensors are placed on the front and rear bumpers. Short-range sound sensors are mainly used to detect parking and approaching objects. The company had stopped the use of radar sensors last year due to chip shorting. Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk says that the company can achieve fully autonomous driving only with cameras. However, Tesla hasn’t been able to meet its target of launching self-driving cabs that don’t require drivers. The company is facing regulatory and legal scrutiny due to some accidents caused by its autopilot system.

of Reuters Report Tesla is quoted in the report as saying that the company will remove ultrasonic sensors from the Model 3 and Model Y in the next few months. After this, these sensors will be removed from other models of the company, after which these sensors will be removed from other models of other companies. This will temporarily create difficulties regarding automated parking. However, the company says that this will not affect the crash safety ratings. Software Keys in Tesla’s Cars error cases are increasing. In the US, about 1.1 million cars of the company are being recalled due to a defect in the window automatic reversal system. This disturbance increases the risk of injury to the people sitting in the car.

Recently, the company told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will update the software for the automatic window reversal system. The recall covers Model 3, Model Y, Model S and Model X cars. NHTSA says these cars fail to meet Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard requirements for power windows. Tesla said that during the testing of the product, employees had discovered some defects in the window automatic reversal system. The company said it is not aware of any warranty claims, field reports, accidents or injuries caused by this defect.

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