Tesla to recall 127,785 Model 3s in China, says market regulator

A Tesla sign is pictured outside the Tesla Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo, New York, U.S., February 13, 2022. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

SHANGHAI, April 7 (Reuters) - Tesla (TSLA.O) will recall a total of 127,785 units of Model 3 cars in China, the country's market regulator said on Thursday, for potential faults in semiconductor components that might lead to collisions.

The company will recall the cars manufactured between January 2019 and January 2022, with 34,207 units imported and 93,578 units made in China, according to the statement on the website of the State Administration for Market Regulation.

Reporting by Zhang Yan and Brenda Goh; editing by David Evans

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