LG to Pay GM $1.9 Billion for Battery Defects That Caused Bolt’s Recall

LG Electronics will pay General Motors $1.9 billion to cover almost the entire cost of the recall of the fire-prone batteries in its Chevrolet Bolt electric car, which has become a major problem for the automaker, the companies said on Tuesday. GM has recalled all 141,000 Bolts it has produced since the car’s launch a …

A safety agency can’t find any reason to investigate Tesla battery safety.

The federal government’s top auto safety regulator has refused to launch a formal investigation into the risk of fire in Tesla vehicles with fully charged batteries, after it failed to find any relevant incidents in the United States in the past two years. The regulator received a petition from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration …

General Motors Recalls Chevrolet Bolts More Fire Hazard Than Battery

General Motors is recalling approximately 51,000 Chevrolet electric cars in the United States whose battery modules have been found to be at risk of catching fire. The recall covers Chevrolet Bolts It belongs to model years 2017 through 2019 and comes after an earlier recall to add software designed to prevent cars’ batteries from overheating. …