05 Jan '12, 6pm

GM announces Chevy Volt battery fix/update: No more need to depower the Volt after a crash? Following a severe c...

Updated & Depowered — GM announces Chevy Volt battery fix/update Even greater protection on the way. No need to depower the Volt after a crash? Following a severe crash in a Chevy Volt today, GM sends a team to depower the Volt involved in the crash to prevent the possibility of a fire days or even weeks after the crash, much like a gasoline car is emptied of gasoline after a severe crash. Likewise, GM is able to glean valuable information to be used in future Volt builds. However, the need to depower severely damaged Volts could soon be minimized as GM has announced a fix for this battery issue. Or, should depowering always be required after a severe crash in any battery-powered vehicle? According to reports GM will strengthen the containment structure around the Volt to increase battery protection during severe side impact collisions. Additionally, GM will add a new sens...

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