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Tesla Summoned by China Regulators Over Quality, Safety Issues

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Five Chinese regulators recently summoned Tesla Inc. representatives over quality and safety issues with its vehicles in the world’s biggest auto market.

Authorities including the State Administration for Market Regulation held talks with Tesla’s Beijing and Shanghai units after customers complained of problems including abnormal acceleration and battery fires, the market watchdog said in a statement Monday. Tesla was asked to improve internal management, comply with Chinese law and regulations and protect consumers’ rights.