Hyundai Motor Kona Electric SUVs are spontaneously combusting in and out of Korea once again despite a massive fire-related recall initiated early this year.
Hyundai Motor introduces the all-new Kona N sports utility vehicle (SUV) during a digital showcase, Tuesday. This is the first SUV released under the carmaker’s high-performance N brand.
Hyundai Motor’s Kona N, a high-performance version of the compact SUV, is seen in a teaser photo released Wednesday.
Hyundai Motor and LG Energy Solution will share recall expenses of some 82,000 fire-prone Kona Electrics and other two electric models at a ratio of 3 to 7.
Hyundai Motor will replace LG batteries in more than 80,000 electric vehicles (EVs) including the Kona Electric, because of fire risks.
Eun Sung-soo, chairman of the Financial Services Commission, Sung Yun-mo, minister of trade, industry and energy and other industry officials and executives watch a demonstration of Hyundai Motor’s Kona Electric’s rapid charging technology.
Hyundai Motor is now selling a 2-liter gasoline engine version of its Kona SUV in Korea as the compact SUV's sales flag and the electric model is challenged by battery and brake problems.
Korea’s Ministry of Transport on Wednesday ordered recalls of GM Korea’s Bolt EV, confirming that the all-electric car is prone to catching on fire.
A Kona Electric caught fire on Oct. 17 while connected to a charger, a day after Hyundai Motor initiated a voluntary recall of the electric vehicle (EV) in Korea, the company's most popular electric model.
Hyundai Motor will voluntarily recall some 51,000 fire-prone Kona electric vehicles (EVs) sold in international markets, the company announced Sunday, following last week's decision to recall Kona vehicles sold in Korea.