China takes aim at ‘spying’ Tesla cars, bans military staff use

Elon Musk has said Tesla would be “shut down” if accusations that the firm’s cars could be used for spying purposes were true.

Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Chinese government has restricted the use of Tesla vehicles in military and key, state-owned company settings.

Military and government staff are reportedly not permitted to drive these cars into such facilities due to the worry that Tesla vehicles could be used for covert data-gathering.

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Source: ZDNet