In the United States, more than 6,000 vehicles have been recalled. Parking away from
Structures Is Recommended For Owners. There are concerns that the high-voltage electric vehicle
Battery In The Jaguar Land Rover I-Pace Electric SUV Could Overheat, Leading To The
Recall Of Approximately 6,400 Vehicles In The US. Reuters reports that at least eight vehicle
Fires Have Occurred As A Result Of This Defect, But No Accidents Or Injuries Have Occurred.
There Have Been Instructions Given To Owners To Park Away From Structures And To
Charge Their Vehicles Outdoors When Possible. According to a notice from the National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration, A Dealer Will Update The Software For The Car's Battery Energy Controls.
It Also Stated That "Battery Modules Will Be Replaced As Needed." In addition to receiving notification letters,
I-PACE Owners May Also Contact Jaguar Or The National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration For More Information.
A South Korean company, LG Energy Solution, was responsible for the
Production Of These Batteries, And Has
Already Been Subjected To A NHTSA Investigation
following five other automakers recalling lithium-ion batteries linked to fire hazards.