In other words, this recall is precautionary. Tesla writes, "In the event of a crash, a seat belt in this condition would not provide full protection."
Tesla's voluntary recall to inspect the cars' seat belts, in the long run, is actually a good thing. And from a PR angle, it reaffirms just how dedicated the company is to taking care of its customers and its vehicles. (Video via Tesla Motors)
Despite good intentions, though, Tesla's stock is taking a bit of a hit after the news.
Stocks fell nearly 5 percent before 1 p.m. EST.
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