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Gruber Motors Fire Destroys More Than 30 Tesla Roadsters Waiting for Repair
Gruber Motors Fire Destroys More Than 30 Tesla Roadsters Waiting for Repair

18 Oct 2021, 08:50 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Pete Gruber contacted all the owners of the vehicles to warn them about the loss before they learned about it in the media

 
Chevy Bolt EV Recall Will Cost LG $1.9 Billion, 95% of the Total Cost
Chevy Bolt EV Recall Will Cost LG $1.9 Billion, 95% of the Total Cost

12 Oct 2021, 12:55 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / According to Reuters, the cost division has included LG Chem, which owns LGES, and LG Electronics, which assembles the battery packs

 
NHTSA Denies 2019 Petition to Investigate Possible Issue With Tesla Battery Packs
NHTSA Denies 2019 Petition to Investigate Possible Issue With Tesla Battery Packs

5 Oct 2021, 07:49 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Apart from taking two years to decide, the safety organization said no fires in the U.S. are related to the investigation request.

 
GM Will Teach LGES Quality Control to Replace Battery Packs on Bolt EV Units
GM Will Teach LGES Quality Control to Replace Battery Packs on Bolt EV Units

13 Sep 2021, 17:47 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The companies tried to make it sound like some trivial procedure, but it only reveals how LGES has to step up its game quickly.

 
Tesla Model X Catches Fire in a Tesla Service Center Garage in Luxembourg
Tesla Model X Catches Fire in a Tesla Service Center Garage in Luxembourg

31 Aug 2021, 17:14 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The causes are still under investigation, but this Model X could be among those that suffered a voltage capping OTA update

 
GM Halts Chevy Bolt EV Production and Will Give Old Ones More Range
GM Halts Chevy Bolt EV Production and Will Give Old Ones More Range

31 Aug 2021, 15:37 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / According to the company, it will only make new Bolt EVs and EUVs when it is sure that LG Energy Solution can make defect-free batteries.

 
VW ID.3 Burns to the Ground in the Netherlands: Cause Is Still Unknown
VW ID.3 Burns to the Ground in the Netherlands: Cause Is Still Unknown

20 Aug 2021, 15:21 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The VW ID.3 had just finished charging in Groningen, and the driver had already put her child in the car when she noticed smoke coming from underneath it.

 
Insurance Association of China Wants EVs to Have Spontaneous Fire Coverage
Insurance Association of China Wants EVs to Have Spontaneous Fire Coverage

9 Aug 2021, 15:32 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / It is not clear why the association thought it would be wise to include that sort of coverage, but it probably has to do with sparing legal disputes.

 
GM Estimates It Will Spend $11,650 in Each Recalled Chevy Bolt EV
GM Estimates It Will Spend $11,650 in Each Recalled Chevy Bolt EV

6 Aug 2021, 10:31 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The company released its Q2 2021 results and included that its net income of $2.8 billion was affected by $800 million in Bolt EV warranty recall costs.