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Korean Battery Manufacturers Under Fire as Carmakers Recall EVs

Korean Battery Manufacturers Under Fire as Carmakers Recall EVs

SEOUL, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean battery makers are struggling as global automobile manufacturers are choosing to issue recalls for their electric vehicles (EVs). The U.S. automotive giant General Motors Co. reportedly made a decision to recall 68,000 Bolt EVs manufactured between 2017 and 2019. Bolt EV uses batteries made at LG Chem [...]

Apple Recalls AirPods Pro for Faulty Sound Issues

Apple Recalls AirPods Pro for Faulty Sound Issues

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Apple Inc. has announced a global recall of AirPods Pro wireless earbuds for faulty sound issues, such as crackling or static sounds. Apple said it has determined that a small percentage of AirPods Pro may experience sound issues, adding that affected units were manufactured before October 2020. The U.S. [...]

Problems Continue to Plague Hyundai’s Kona EV Despite Recall

Problems Continue to Plague Hyundai’s Kona EV Despite Recall

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Consumers are expressing dissatisfaction towards Hyundai Motor Co.’s recent recall of its Kona electric vehicle (EV) following a series of cases where the vehicle has shut down, even after the recall. Hyundai recalled Kona EVs manufactured before March 13, to update the vehicle’s battery management system (BMS). The problem [...]

Hyundai’s Kona EV Recall Potential Hurdle in Electrification Plan

Hyundai’s Kona EV Recall Potential Hurdle in Electrification Plan

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co.’s planned global recall of 77,000 Kona Electric vehicles may be a drag on the company’s electrification plan, analysts said Monday. Hyundai Motor plans to voluntarily recall 77,000 Kona Electric models for a faulty battery cell component, as 14 cases of fires in the model — 10 [...]

Hyundai Motor to Recall Overseas Kona EVs over Potential Battery Fire Risks

Hyundai Motor to Recall Overseas Kona EVs over Potential Battery Fire Risks

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. has decided to voluntarily recall its Kona all-electric models sold overseas, industry insiders said Sunday, after the automaker vowed to take the same step on the home turf over potential battery fire risks. Hyundai will globally recall some 77,000 Kona Electric models manufactured between September 2017 [...]

5 Companies to Recall Nearly 14,000 Vehicles

5 Companies to Recall Nearly 14,000 Vehicles

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Audi-Volkswagen Korea, Toyota Motor Korea, Daimler Trucks Korea and two importers of motorcycles will voluntarily recall nearly 14,000 vehicles to fix faulty components, the transport ministry said Monday. This is the latest in a series of recalls by carmakers operating in South Korea and vehicle importers due to problems [...]