By B.N. Frank
Maybe someday fires won’t be such a big problem with Teslas and other Electric Vehicles (EVs). Until then – buyer beware.
GM Recalls Thousands of Electric Vehicles, Warning of Battery Fires
(Bloomberg) — General Motors Co. recalled more than 50,000 electric vehicles on Saturday, warning that their high-voltage batteries could catch fire.
A notice was issued for 50,932 Chevrolet Bolt EV vehicles dating from 2017 to 2019. It warned that the battery could “catch fire when charged to full or nearly full capacity.”
The company said a final solution is still under development, but as an interim measure it would offer at no cost to reprogram the “hybrid propulsion control module 2” to limit the charge to 90%.
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Other unfortunate and eco-unfriendly problems identified with Electric Vehicles include charging costs and requirements as well as health risks to drivers and passengers due to their excessive Electromagnetic Radiation (EMR) emissions (see 1, 2).
Activist Post reports regularly about unsafe technology. For more information, visit our archives.
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