Tuesday, May 24, 2022
News Porsche Recalls the Taycan in the United States

Porsche Recalls the Taycan in the United States

Automatic hasard lights are too eager, NHTSA says

The Stuttgart-based automaker has just launched a recall campaign for the 2020 and 2021 models of its only pure electric car, the Taycan. The recall applies to the U.S. territory for now, but it wouldn’t be surprising if this measure eventually crossed the border.
According to the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) website, the problem that is causing this recall of 11,827 units of the electric car is related to hazard lights that would activate in non-emergency situations. This could be confusing to other motorists and potentially increase the risk of an accident.
All vehicles assembled between Oct. 21, 2019, and Sept. 17, 2021, do not meet federal auto safety standards, with automatic hazard lights that activate in pre-crash situations being the focus of this recall.
The automaker plans to revise the deployment of this device, which the automaker claims exceeds the automatic engagement criteria allowed by Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) Rule 108.
At the time of writing, it’s too early to know what solution Porsche is planning to use to solve this little technical problem, but everything indicates that the device will be calibrated to meet American requirements. It remains to be seen whether Porsche Canada will also have to correct this issue.

Trending Now

The First Electric Bentley will Have 1,400 Horsepower!

Bentley is known for its extravagant cars and even its mid-size SUV, the Bentayga. However, the British automaker must also consider an electric shift...

Ford Launches its 30th Recall of the Year, This Time Affecting 39,000 SUVs

This recall is due to a fire risk aboard the Expedition and Lincoln Navigator The cause has not yet been determined, owners are...

Driver Assistance Systems Still Leave to be Desired, According to the AAA

In tests conducted by the organisation, problems arose every 8 miles out of 4,000 miles of driving The AAA tested a Subaru Outback,...

The All-New 2023 Lexus RX to be Revealed on May 31st

The Lexus RX is a best-seller in its segment. This will mark the 5th generation of the popular midsize premium SUV. The Lexus RX...

Mercedes-Benz to Trim Entry-Level Models to Focus on Profits

More than three-quarters of Benz’s investments will go to high-end models. AMG will greatly benefit from this move. The “A” class models will...


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.