GM has started shipping replacement battery modules for recalled Chevy Bolt EVs

General Motors has started shipping replacement battery modules for recalled Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles to dealers, after delays due to shutdowns at multiple manufacturing plants as a result of the widespread shortage of semiconductors. The two battery assembly facilities in Holland and Hazel Park, Michigan, resumed production at the end of September. At that time, […]

The DOJ and DHS subpoenaed Peloton over treadmill injury reporting

On Tuesday, Peloton announced the upcoming release of its entry-level Tread device. The news came ahead of a disappointing earnings report and after recalls of both of its treadmill products. Today, the connected fitness company noted in a filing with the SEC that it has been subpoenaed by both the U.S. Department of Justice and […]

Peloton Tread arrives next week with enhanced safety features, following recall

During a banner year for connected fitness, Peloton stumbled, as its two treadmills – the Tread+ and Tread – drew the scrutiny of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The two eventually collaborated for the planned recall of 125,000 Tread+ units, while offering fixes to 6,450 Treads – the budget model had a pre-launch […]

GM’s earnings dragged down by Chevy Bolt recall

The twice-issued recall for 2017 to 2019 Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles cost General Motors $800 million, the company said in its second quarter earnings statement Wednesday. Costs associated with fixing defective Bolt batteries make up the lion’s share of GM’s $1.3 billion in warranty expenses last quarter. CEO Mary Barra specified on an investor call […]

GM recalls Bolt EVs once again over fire risks

Devindra Hardawar Contributor Devindra Hardawar is a Senior Editor at Engadget. GM is issuing a second recall for 2017 to 2019 Bolt EVs over potential fire issues. The company says it plans to replace defective batteries, but until it can do so it’s advising Bolt customers to limit their charging up to 90 percent, and […]