WORLD NEWS – CALIFORNIA – General Motors recalls nearly 69,000 Bolt electric vehicles due to fire hazards

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General Motors recalled approximately 69,000 Chevrolet Bolt EVs worldwide because the batteries caught fire on five of them. The company says it does not yet know what caused the fires, but engineers are working around the clock to find out. Two people suffered smoke inhalation due to the fires.

Bolt’s chief engineer, Jesse Ortega, said dealers will install a program that limits charging by 90% of battery capacity until a permanent fix is ​​developed.

The recall covers nails from 2017 to 2019, including nearly 51,000 in the U.S.A.. . s.

Comes one month after U. s. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that it is investigating the Bolt fires. In documents it submitted last month, the agency said the fires broke out under the back seat while the cars were parked unattended..

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World News – California – General Motors recalls nearly 69,000 Bolt EVs due to fire risk

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