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Tesla agrees to pay $1.5 million in class action battery-throttling lawsuit, vehicle owners to get $625 each

July 30, 2021

Via: TechSpot

CNBC writes that the OTA update arrived in 2019 after a Model S caught fire in Hong Kong. Tesla said the update, pushed out over an “abundance of caution,” would revise charge and thermal management settings on Model S and Model X vehicles.

But one Model S owner, David Rasmussen, said that the update had reduced the vehicles’ battery charging speed, maximum capacity, and range temporarily. The matter went to court in August 2019.

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