Owners of BMW iX, i4, and i7 Electric Vehicles for High-Voltage-Battery Issue

BMW has issued a voluntary safety recall for 14,086 hybrid electric vehicles due to a high-voltage battery issue in about 1 percent of these vehicles. The vehicles involved are the 2022 and 2023 BMW iX, i4 and i7 light SUV models, according to filings made in December with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Specifically, there is a misdiagnosis … Read More

Volvo Hybrid Recall for Software Glitch, but Owners Have More Complaints

Volvo is recalling about 15,674 of its hybrid vehicles due to a software glitch, but owners of some of these vehicles say the plug-in electric vehicle has a range of other issues and problems. Topping the list of complaints are electrical issues including malfunctioning infotainment systems. However, other issues reported involve the brakes, air conditioning, battery life and forward collision … Read More

Electric Vehicle Battery Investigation, Fires and Recalls; NHTSA Alerts Automakers

Recent auto recalls tied to defective electric vehicle batteries, have led to a federal investigation into a high-voltage Korean battery manufacturer that supplies multiple automakers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s investigation aims to alert other automakers about potentially defective and dangerous batteries, according to Reuters. The federal agency wants to ensure all manufacturers installing these batteries are aware of … Read More