Tesla has established a data center in China, the company said last week, and data generated by all cars sold in the country will be stored domestically.
A May 25 post on the Weibo social media site said that the data center has already been built and the company plans on expanding its data network in China.
Tesla also said they want to start a platform where Tesla owners can make inquiries regarding their cars, and focus their efforts on ensuring the smooth operation of their databases as well as safeguarding customer data.
The column Daily Car Watch on Chinese news portal Sohu wrote on May 26 that these data centers are a response to the Chinese regime’s agencies blocking Tesla from operating in China. They are also addressing incidents of data loss that led to car owners complaining the cars’ brakes were malfunctioning.
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