USA TODAY International Edition
OVERHEATING CPU PROMPTS RECALL OF TESLA CARS
Tesla has recalled 129,960 cars because of CPU issues that could cause the vehicle's touchscreen to lag or go blank. In an announcement posted on May 3, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ( NHTSA) said the recall includes the 2022 Model 3, the 2021- 2022 Model S, the 20212022 Model X and the 2022 Model Y. According to the notice, the infotainment central processing unit ( CPU) may overheat while fast- charging, causing the CPU to lag or restart. Tesla plans to offer a free over- the- air software update to improve CPU temperature management.