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NHTSA “Satisfied” With Safety Changes For GM’s Volt

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration believes changes proposed by General Motors to its Chevrolet Volt will help prevent future battery fires.
NHTSA Administrator David Strickland told reporters during the Detroit Auto Show last week that the agency was “comfortable” with GM’s fixes even though its investigation remained open. The NHTSA began investigating the case in November after revealing that Volt batteries had caught fire days or weeks after being damaged in crash tests.