Tesla is delivering some EVs without USB ports due to chip shortages | Engadget

It might also sour customers worried Tesla might be sacrificing quality to meet its quarterly delivery targets.Please enter a valid email address Electrek has learned numerous Model 3 and Model Y buyers are receiving their electric vehicles without USB-C ports in the center console or rear seating areas. Tesla may be thriving despite chip shortages, but those shortcomings are apparently making an impact on the cars people get. Some customers have heard Tesla would install the missing connectors in December, but it's not clear if this applies to every affected owner. BMW recently removed touchscreen features from some models, while that company and Tesla have both removed passenger lumbar support options. The absence of USB ports breaks not only connectivity, but wireless charging. That's a luxury, to be sure, but it's one you'd expect given Tesla's price tags.
Tesla may be thriving despite chip shortages, but those shortcomings are apparently making an impact on the cars people get. Electrek has learned numerous Model 3 and Model Y buyers are receiving the… [+1240 chars]