• GM recalls Bolt EVs once again over fire risks

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    Devindra Hardawar
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    GM is issuing a second recall for 2017 to 2019 Bolt EVs over potential fire issues. The company says it plans to replace defective batteries, but until it can do so it's advising Bolt customers to limit their charging up to 90 percent, and not to go below 70 miles of range. It's also reiterating a recommendation from last week against parking indoors and leaving the car's to charge overnight unattended. This latest recall follows a similar one from last November, where GM recalled more than 68,000 Bolts .
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  • Chevrolet Bolt EV recalled again over battery fire concerns - Roadshow

    1 month ago - By CNET

    Following guidance to owners telling them to charge and park their Bolt EVs outside, GM needs these electric cars back again to solve the problem for good.
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  • Chevy Bolts recalled again for fire risk, as GM admits battery defects

    Chevy Bolts recalled again for fire risk, as GM admits battery defects

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    General Motors is recalling 2017-2019 model year Chevy Bolts a second time because of a risk that the battery packs could catch fire. The new recall comes after two Bolts recently caught fire despite having received the purported software fix from the previous recall, which was first announced in November 2020.
    GM has also finally shed a little light on the source of the problem. The automaker says that, working with battery supplier LG Chem, it discovered that some of the cells that make up the Bolt's pack can have two simultaneous manufacturing defects. The company did not say...
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  • GM issues 2nd Bolt recall; faulty batteries can cause fires

    1 month ago - By Phys.org

    General Motors is recalling some older Chevrolet Bolts for a second time to fix persistent battery problems that can set the electric cars ablaze.
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  • Second Bolt EV recall announced after “fixed” cars catch fire: What to do

    Second Bolt EV recall announced after “fixed” cars catch fire: What to do

    1 month ago - By SlashGear

    Chevrolet is recalling the Bolt EV for a second time, after more of the electric cars caught fire unexpectedly despite owners thinking they'd been repaired. The original recall was announced in November 2020, with around 69,000 of the EVs affected, after Chevrolet and the NHTSA were notified that several cars burst into flames. Chevrolet owner General Motors blamed a certain...
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