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Tesla, Vehicle Owners to Settle Faulty-Touchscreen Claims

Feb. 15, 2022, 8:02 PM

Tesla Inc. and four owners of early Model S and Model X vehicles have agreed to a settlement in principle of the consumers’ individual claims that the touchscreen units fail after a few years of normal use, posing safety risks, according to a filing in federal court in California.

The terms of the deal weren’t disclosed in the notice. Neither Tesla nor attorneys for the plaintiffs immediately responded to requests for comment.

Entewan Faragalla and three other vehicle owners had sought to represent nationwide classes of 2014-2016 Model S cars and 2015-2016 Model X SUVs. But they are settling the ...