GM announces fix for Chevrolet Volt fire risk

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January 5, 2012
Fox News    
Posted in PND News

"Chevrolet has announced a fix for the plug-in hybrid Volt to address concerns that it could catch fire in the wake of a serious accident. ... tests determined that the problem was caused by the protective casing around the car's lithium-ion battery pack being punctured during a side impact collision, allowing coolant for the battery cells to leak onto a circuit board located on top of the unit and cause a short." (01/05/12)  

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