Tesla is trying to ease Chinese spying concerns
Tesla is trying to ease Chinese spying concerns

Tesla is working hard to root out espionage in China so that it does not invade larger provinces fueled by nationalism.

The US automaker said on a page on its Chinese social network: Its car camera has not been activated outside North America.

This is set to assuage safety concerns in the world's largest auto market as the company has been banned from using electric cars from Chinese military installations.

Tesla wrote on the Chinese blogging platform Weibo, similar to the Twitter platform: Even US car owners can use the camera freely, and the car is also equipped with a grille safety system in the front. To ensure user privacy is protected.

Last month, reports revealed that China was preventing the military and employees of large state-owned companies from stopping Tesla cars at facilities or bringing them to work.

The problem is that the many cameras are congested in electric cars, and it appears that the authorities believe that these cameras can be used to record essential activity or monitor troop movements.

The new Tesla Model 3 and Y models are also equipped with a camera compartment over the rearview mirror, which can record a short video clip in the event of a collision.

Although Tesla made it clear on its website that these systems were switched off by default, Tesla had to reduce monitoring problems in China again to avoid a nationwide meltdown.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk previously said the company would close its doors if the company's cars were used for spying in China or another country.

In March, shortly after the news of the ban was published, Musk added in a virtual forum in Beijing, "When we deal with information, we have very strong incentives to be very confidential."

Foreign companies have recently come under fire in China for forcing Uyghur Muslims into slave labor.

In the wake of the harsh sanctions imposed by the Trump administration on Huawei, the broader trade war between China and the United States has also raised concerns about potential retaliatory actions against China.

For Tesla, China is the second largest market after the United States. Last year, the country's sales doubled to $ 6.7 billion.

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