Wednesday, 27 October 2021 10:01 GMT

Tesla sets up data center in China to localize data generated from its business in country

(MENAFN)According to chief executive Elon Musk of US car manufacturer Tesla that it has set up a data center in China to limit all data generated from its business in the country, including production, sales, service and charging.

Musk further declared in a video address at the 2021 World Internet Conference Wuzhen Summit that initiated on Sunday in Wuzhen, east China's Zhejiang Province that "All personally identifiable information is securely stored in China without being transferred overseas. Only in very rare cases, for example, when spare parts are ordered from overseas, is data approved for transfer internationally."

The official further declared that "Data security is a key to the success of intelligent and connected vehicles. It is not only closely linked to individuals' interests, but also matters to the whole society."

Musk also stated that Tesla works with regulators on finding the best solution for data security.

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