Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and iMiEV’s LiIon Battery Fires Linked …

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and Li-Ion Battery Fires to Grounded Boeing 787s

said on Wednesday that a an plug-in hybrid’s batteries at a dealership before it was delivered to a while a i-MiEV’s batteries fire at its Mizushima Plant in prefecture in Japan during In both cases, the battery is made by GS Yuasa Corporation, in

Now, what makes story interesting is that, to reports. GS Yuasa Corp. is the company that supplies for the latest Boeing 787 Dreamliner, all of have been grounded January after battery

This is more serious the airplane incident, Shoichi an analyst at Iwai Cosmo Co. told Bloomberg News . It s crunch in GS Yuasa s expansion

On Wednesday, Mitsubishi issued a release describing the Outlander

On March 20, 2013, an Outlander was charged fully from a outlet then stored at a in Yokohama. The next day (March the dealer personnel attempted to the vehicle from storage for to a customer (prior to registration) it was found that it would not In addition a strange odor was around the vehicle.

Upon checking the underbody of the signs of melting were on the part of the drive battery

When the battery pack was by the supplier, it was found that one of the pack’s 80 cells had overheated, adjacent cells. The 80 cells in the battery pack are divided and set three blocks within the battery pack. Examination that only one of the three sustained any damage, the company

Mitsubishi said no one was injured in the but it advising owners of the Outlander to avoid charging their until it pinpoints the problem.

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incident occurred after the was fully charged for the first Mitsubishi Motors is decisively forward with investigations the root cause. Based on the information Mitsubishi Motors that Outlander PHEV refrain from using charging or Charge Mode the cause is found.

In addition, dealers will be Outlander PHEV customers use of their vehicle as well as to customer inquiries, said in a press statement.

GS Yusa are now going down (17 percent in Tokyo), and the situation looks for the company that says it to make automotive battery one of its core lines of business.

officials said that their company does the battery packs for the 787, as as for Mitsubishi (and Honda ), are assembled in different buildings and really bare any relation to one

Nevertheless, this situation be rated as being severe in its The Outlander hybrid went on in Japan on January 24, but we don’t how many have been Still, a recall is very and could delay the launch of the PHEV in the US and Europe if they find a quick and safe

By Andrei Nedelea

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