Gov’t ends investigation of Gov’t Motors’ Volt

Obama will still take your Volt back, though.

Bloomberg reports,

U.S. regulators ended an investigation into why Chevrolet Volt electric cars caught fire, and said electric vehicles do not pose a greater risk of fire.

The conclusion by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration came two weeks after General Motors Co. (GM) told owners to bring the vehicles to dealerships for repair.

“Based on the available data, NHTSA does not believe that Chevy Volts or other electric vehicles pose a greater risk of fire than gasoline-powered vehicles,” the agency said in an e- mailed statement today…

Read the entire Bloomberg article.

2 Comments

  1. HEY YOU PIN HEADS TAKE A LESSON FROM TOYOTA. THESE BATTERIES GET VERY HOT AND VERY
    DANGEROUS. I WOULD RATHER HAVE MY CAR HAVE A GAS FIRE THAN A BATTERY EXPLOSION OR MELTING
    OF TRUCK WHILE DRIVING..

  2. They’re even less of a risk because no one is buying them. I can’t remember a government investigation that finished this quickly.

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