Audi recalls its electric SUV over battery fire risk

TechCrunch | 6/10/2019 | Staff
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Audi today issued a voluntary recall in the U.S. for the E-Tron SUV due to the risk of battery fire. An Audi spokesperson told Bloomberg that no fires had been reported over the 1,644 E-Trons Audi has sold. According to the recall, Audi found moisture can seep into the battery cell through a wiring harness. There have been five cases worldwide where this has caused a battery fault warning.

The E-Tron is the German car maker’s first mass-produced electric vehicle. The model is just now hitting the market worldwide, and...
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