Hummer EV Won't have Bolt's LG Failures +

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Oct 9, 2021, 12:19:03 PM10/9/21
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GMC Promises Hummer EV Won't Suffer Bolt's Biggest Failure
2021-09-26 ... Failure is not an option this time. The Chevrolet Bolt EV ... battery fire investigation appears to be coming to an end. The American automaker recently announced that a fix has been found. The next step is to replace the battery module in 141,000 vehicles globally. It's no small feat, and it's definitely something GM doesn't want to do ever again. With an all-electric vehicle future planned, GM's next big reveal is the GMC Hummer EV truck, followed a year or so later by the SUV. What happened to the Bolt absolutely cannot happen to the Hummer for endless reasons. That's why GM is working "around the clock" to not only fix the Bolt but to ensure it fully understands the problem so that it doesn't affect future EVs ...

LG Bolt EV cells fixed
GM Says It Has Fixed The Chevy Bolt Battery Problem — New Cells Already In Production
2021/09/21 ... New battery cells for the Chevy Bolt are in production and should find their way into recalled cars in October. GM and LG say they have solved the battery cell manufacturing defect that led to several battery fires. LG ... resumed production recently ... This whole battery fire carambolage has been a huge black eye for EVs in general and GM in particular ... the cost of fixing the problem is expected to reach $2 billion — but all those Bolts will always be looked at with suspicion ... The answer is that the Ultium battery cell is a completely different animal from the cells used in Bolts ...

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