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GM Says It Has Software Fix for Electric Car Bolt’s Battery Fires

Engineers at General Motors have figured out how to fix a battery problem with the Chevrolet Bolt electric hatchback that caused five of them to catch fire. The company says they developed diagnostic software to look for anomalies in the …

Blast at Chinese Battery Recycler Draws Attention to Industry’s Supply Chain Risks

China’s biggest battery manufacturer has urged a focus on safety issues after an explosion at a recycling affiliate, which has drawn attention to the risks in the industry’s supply chain. The blast at a Hunan Brunp Recycling Technology Co. factory …

GM Recalling 69,000 Chevy Bolt Electric Cars Over Fire Risk

General Motors Co. said on Friday it was recalling 68,677 electric cars worldwide that pose a fire risk after five reported fires and two minor injuries. The recall is for 2017-2019 model year Chevrolet Bolt EVs with high voltage batteries …