27 Mar '13, 6pm

Green Car Congress: Mitsubishi reports fire in i-MiEV battery pack ...: Mitsubishi reports fire in i-MiEV batt...

Mitsubishi reports fire in i-MiEV battery pack, melting in Outlander PHEV pack 27 March 2013 Mitsubishi Motors reported two separate incidents with Li-ion battery packs: one, a fire in a i-MiEV battery pack at the Mizushima battery pack assembly plant; the other, heating and melting in a pack installed in an Outlander plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. In the Mizushima event, the pack was connected to charge-discharge test equipment. There was no injury to personnel, or damage to the main plant building and equipment. Mitsubishi noted that the supplier, GS Yuasa, had made a change in its manufacturing process, and that since there is a possibility of failures that may occur in this context, it is investigating in collaboration with GS Yuasa. Mitsubishi has shipped 45 units (for specified corporations) and 68 units of that type of pack for the domestic market as spare parts. ...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2013/03/mmc-20130327.html

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