After an initial cooling problem solved quickly, the batteries of the Fisker Karma are now the victim of a new concern. This time, more than 600 copies will go through the check point.
As in the previous incident, the problem is the supplier of batteries for Fisker Karma, A123 System. Packs designed its plant in Livonia, Michigan would suffer a default charging and penalizing the life of cells. The supplier ensures that this concern does not pose some security problems. Fisker Karma announced that 630 around the world would have their battery packs replaced.
On this occasion, the California manufacturer has announced the extension of the guarantee of hybrid sedans. 48 months / 100,000 km, it will now move to 60 months / 100,000 km.
Besides those of Fisker Karma, the Livonia plant A123 System also provides batteries for some hybrid BMW, Via Trucks, the Chevrolet Spark EV or hybrid buses Tata. The manufacturer has not specified exactly how many vehicles were affected, but has already announced that the total cost of the operation will be around USD 55 million.