Common Denominator: Five OEMs named in NHTSA probe of LG battery defects

Toronto, Ontario — All eyes are on LG Energy Solutions as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is in the thick of probing the global energy powerhouse for a number of EV battery-related recalls that stem from the company’s technology. The NHTSA is looking at more than 138,000 vehicles that have been linked to recalls […]

EV/AV Report: March 14, 2022

Toronto, Ontario — In today’s EV/AV report,  electric vehicle (EV) demand spikes in the United States, the NHTSA authorizes autonomous vehicles (AVs) without human controls and EV batteries are found to be dangerous when mishandled – who knew? Static shocks Orders for Tesla vehicles are surging in the U.S. as oil prices rise with no […]

Hybrid Hysteria: 2017-2018 Chrysler Pacifica recalled for potential fire risk

Toronto, Ontario — Another hybrid model has been engulfed by a recall as Stellantis was forced to issue the recall of 19,808 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans in North America due to a potential fire risk. An internal investigation within Stellantis led to the discovery of 12 fires among model-year 2017 and 2018 vehicles, according to […]