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“Thermal Events” In Chevy Volt Crash Testing Spur NHTSA Formal Investigation

Following a fire in a Chevy Volt battery pack that had been damaged in a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration crash test, NHTSA recently performed additional impact tests on Volt battery packs to simulate that incident. Two of the three … Continue reading

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Feds Investigating Chevy Volt that Burned Following Crash Test

As Duke Energy, GM, Siemens, USDOT and local fire officials continue to investigate a North Carolina house fire that started in a garage housing a Chevy Volt and Siemens charging station, word comes from Bloomberg that NHTSA, the National Highway … Continue reading

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