The Sudkorean manufacturer Hyundai voluntarily calls electric cars of the model Kona Electric Cars. The reason is the risk of a short circuit in the battery, reports the news agency Reuters calling on the Sudkorean Ministry of Transport.
There are 25 in Sudkorea.564 vehicles affected between September 2017 and Marz 2020 reports Reuters. So far, 13 brands have been documented, including one in Austria and one in Canada. Worldwide, 77.000 vehicles affected by a possible jerk.
Hyundai Germany was not yet informed according to a corporate speaker of our site over a possible jerk. In Germany has been sold since the market entry in 2018 over 7700 Kona Elektro. About 85 percent of them had the electric motor with 150 kW, 15 percent accounted for 100 kW output. Since Marz of this year, Kona’s Elektro is produced with 150 kW for the European market in Czech Nošovice, which is still producing 100 kW in the Hyundai plant in Ulsa.
The batteries for the Hyundai Kona Elektro delivers the Sudkorean company LG Chem. This had worked together with Hyundai to determine possible causes of fire, but experiments had revealed that the fire would not be backed on faulty battery cells, writes Reuters. Lg chem will continue to explore the cause of the fire with Hyundai.
Graft range for the Hyundai Kona Elektro
Without changes to battery or drive, the Hyundai Kona Electrics should now continue 35 kilometers.