GM CEO Dan Akerson has said that the company may redesign the battery of the Chevrolet Volt to address issues raised after the NHTSA opened a safety probe into the plug-in electric car.
“We want to assure the safety of our customers, of our buyers, and so we’re just going to take a time out, if you will, in terms of redesigning the battery possibly,” Akerson told Reuters in an interview.
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Refresher on Chevrolet Volt Lithium-ion Battery Problem:
- Report: Lithium-ion battery packs being investigated after Chevy Volt catches fire
- NHTSA opens formal safety investigation for Chevy Volts and its lithium-ion batteries
- GM to offer Chevy Volt owners a free loaner until NHTSA probe is complete
- Report: GM to buy back Volts if owners are worried about NHTSA investigation
– By: Omar Rana
Source: Automotive News