The latest article
we've found about the Chevrolet Volt
/NHTSA crash test fire incident
mentions a word we've not heard uttered before: recall.
GM is obviously trying to figure out what caused the post-crash fire
. That's not all that's happening. According to a memo posted to safercar.gov
, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating weld points near the crashed Volt's battery to try and understand if a damaged pack can somehow affect these welded areas. Whether or not NHTSA will use the information gleaned here to propose a recall is a question without an answer right now, but that doesn't mean we can't speculate. Thus, after the jump
, we've put up two polls. The questions are similar, but ask quite different things. What do you think?