Volkswagen ID.3 electric cars have found serious software problemsDecember 22, 2019
The German automaker is preparing to “recall” not yet released cars. Specialists will have to manually update programs on all electric vehicles.
Not so long ago, Volkswagen launched mass production of its first ID.3 electric car. It turned out that the manufacturer put the new product on the conveyor without solving a rather serious problem related to software. According to the specialized publication Electrek, malfunctions can be detected in 20 thousand brand new electric cars that were supposed to enter the European car market. What specific difficulties may arise with the software are not reported. It is only known that their correction will be very “cumbersome”, and all the work will have to be done manually.
The software will be updated on cars released at the end of the current – beginning of next year. These electric cars will be left until spring in special areas where they will wait for engineers who have to restart the software on each car.
Over time, this procedure will be carried out “by air”. Now you can update the software only with a cable.
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