February 24 - 17:02
Hyundai to recall 82,000 EVs due to fire risk
Hyundai is recalling around 82,000 Kona electric vehicles globally following issues with its battery pack. The South Korean manufacturer will replace the packs following 15 fires and warnings to not charge the Kona above 90%. The South Korean transport ministry blamed the battery cell maker, LG Chem, which LG has denied. The recall could cost an estimated $900m.
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