Tesla launches cars without USB ports. Do you know why? Short answer? Lack of chips! Long answer? Tesla decided to launch several Model 3 and Model Y without the USB ports mentioned above as it doesn’t have enough chips to keep it working and it’s tired of stocking cars, which are almost finished and these parts are missing.
Tesla launches cars without USB ports. Do you know why?
Therefore, the shortage of semiconductors continues to be felt in the automotive world. A phenomenon that Tesla has also begun to significantly influence, namely in the lower ranges (Model 3 and Model Y) that are now falling into the hands of consumers without the usual USB-A or USB-C ports that we see so often. electronic device.
All in all, this “problem” doesn’t seem to affect Tesla until November 11 with the latest shipments of the above models. With drivers reaching out to Reddit to speak a little about their concerns about the situation. After all, not only are the dashboard and the rear USB-C ports missing, the wireless charging module for the smartphone is also sometimes missing or it just doesn’t work.
Okay … but is it really that serious? Yes … Because Tesla didn’t warn anyone!
In other words, whoever got the car, who probably had to wait longer than usual, got their new EV, without USB ports, and of course without any prior warning from the brand. However, Tesla has already made it public that USB ports can be installed subsequently at no cost. But it’s bad for the brand not to say anything to its loyal consumers.
Interestingly, Tesla is not the only brand that is suffering from the lack of chips, as BMW also had to bring some models with limited functionality to the market, such as the “touch” function of the center console
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