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Hyundai Recalls 95,000 Genesis Sedans, G80 for Possible Fire Risk

  • Hyundai has issued a recall for 94,646 of its sedans, including the 2015–2016 Hyundai Genesis sedan and the 2017–2020 Genesis G80.
  • The sedans have been recalled due to the risk of a short circuit in the ABS module leading to a fire. Hyundai said in its filing with NHTSA that no resulting crashes or injuries have been reported. To date there have been two related vehicle fires in the U.S. and none in other countries.
  • Hyundai will begin notifying owners of the recall in early May. Until then, the automaker recommends the cars be parked outside and away from buildings.

    Hyundai has issued a recall for 94,646 of its sedans due to the risk of a fire starting from the anti-lock-brake (ABS) system module. The recall includes the 2015–2016 Hyundai Genesis sedan as well as the 2017–2020 Genesis G80.

    According to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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    Hyundai Kona Electric Recalled over Potential Fire Danger

    • South Korea has issued a recall for more than 25,000 Hyundai Kona Electric crossovers over potential fires.
    • Hyundai and battery supplier LG Chem have been unable to determine what is causing the fires.
    • Hyundai is filing for a voluntary recall with the U.S. safety agency NHTSA.

      UPDATE 2/24/21: Hyundai told Car and Driver that approximately 55,000 vehicles outside of Korea have been affected, and it is still finalizing the recall with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Details will be shared with U.S. dealers “shortly”. Hyundai says the total cost associated with the recall is around $900 million. Additionally, the Korean government found that the cause of the fires is from the possibility of short circuits in battery cells produced in LG Energy Solution’s Nanjing plant.

      Vehicles, both gasoline and electric, are flammable. Whether it’s fluid or electrons, when heat is introduced in a way not intended by engineers there

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      9 classic cars destroyed in Mooresville auto body shop fire

      9 classic cars destroyed in Mooresville auto body shop fire




      WSOCTV.com News Staff



      An auto body shop in Mooresville was badly damaged after a huge fire late Tuesday night.

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      The blaze started around midnight outside Auto Concepts of the Carolinas, which is off Brawley School Road.

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      Channel 9 saw several departments at the scene trying to get the fire under control.

      Officials said nine classic cars, including a few corvettes, inside the auto shop were destroyed in the fire.

      Crews were able to save the building, but there was heavy damage.

      Investigators are now working to find out

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