05 Jan '12, 8pm

GM calls back Chevy Volts to fix battery problems: via @ee_times

GM calls back Chevy Volts to fix battery problems Brian Fuller 1/5/2012 3:15 PM EST General Motors today said its Chevrolet Volt, which came to market a year ago as a gleaming symbol of green-energy design and revitalized made-in-America electronics innovation, requires a safety repair of its lithium-ion battery. The word came this morning to Volt owners in an email from Mark Reuss, General Motors chief of North American operations. General Motors refused to use the word "recall" and instead described the battery-repair actions as a "voluntary customer satisfaction program." (Fair disclosure: I'm driving a Volt around the country for a year as part of the Drive for Innovation , in which we're interviewing engineers and other technologists about innovation ). In his email, Reuss, a Volt owner himself, wrote: "We are enhancing the vehicle structure and battery coolant system...

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