November 14, 2011
- U.S. officials said they had launched an investigation into electric vehicle safety after a damaged lithium battery in a Chevy Volt caught fire three weeks after a crash test.
November 11, 2011
- After a Chevy Volt caught fire in a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) junkyard three weeks after it was crash tested, the agency's now investigating the safety of Lithium-Ion batteries in all electric cars. Is an environmentally-safe vehicle safe for your family? In a word, yes.
- The federal government is now investigating the safety of electric cars, and specifically, lithium-ion batteries, after a Chevy Volt caught fire three weeks after a side-impact crash test.