BEIJING/TOKYO (Reuters) – Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc. (TSLA.(O) said on Friday, in a battery module, which are caused to a car on fire in Shanghai, and it was a revised version of that in the vehicle settings with the additional protection of the battery after an investigation into the incident.
A FILE PHOTO of A Tesla logo is seen on a wheel during the media day for the Shanghai auto show in Shanghai, China-April 16, 2019 at the latest. REUTERS/Aly Song
The company said in a statement posted on its Weibo social-media account that the joint investigation team had carried out the investigation and analysis of the battery, the software, the production data of the vehicle and it’s history.
The study did not find a system fails, the results show that the incident was due to a battery module located at the front of the car, as the Tesla said.
The japanese manufacturer of the battery for Panasonic (6752.T) gives the Height of cells in the battery pack, but it is not in the form of modules, which is a group of cells connected to each other.
The company has released an updated version of the load and the thermal management settings on the Model S and Model X vehicles have an over-the-air (OTA) software updates to the online help for the further protection of the battery, and the battery life has to improve, ” the statement said.
One is parked a Tesla Model S caught fire in Shanghai on the 21st of April.
Tesla has said that it is the Quality of those are about 10 times more likely to experience a fire than gasoline-powered cars.
Its local competitor, the Nio Inc (NIO.N), said on Weibo on Thursday, which the battery modules in the vehicle may have a safety problem with it, and that it would remind 4,803 units in three fire-related incidents in China.
With the safety of electric vehicles is a growing problem in China, the world’s largest new energy vehicle (NEV) market, which is a 1.3 million NEVs were sold last year.
China’s ministry of industry asked for the car manufacturers this month to carry out safety research on the waterproof protection of high-voltage devices in car, to charge devices; battery boxes in their cars.
Reporting Yilei Sun, in BEIJING, Makiko Yamazaki of TOKYO, and Brenda Goh in SHANGHAI; Editing by Christian Schmollinger and Tom Hogue