In addition, without investigating the cause of the fire, Hyundai Motor recalled the car and recalled 25564 Kona new energy vehicles manufactured between September 2017 and March 2020. < p > < p > now, the latest progress has been made on the cause of the fire. According to foreign media reports, South Korea’s Ministry of transport, after investigation, announced that the cause of the fire was “battery defects caused by internal short circuit”. < / P > < p > it is worth noting that the battery supplier of this car is LG Chemical. The recall may affect the reputation of the company, and Hyundai may give this part of battery supply to LG Chemical’s competitor, Ningde era of China. < / P > < p > in fact, Hyundai and LG Chemical will pay a lot of financial costs in this recall event. Hyundai Motor said that it would upgrade the software and replace the battery of the recalled vehicles after completing the vehicle inspection. In addition, a source said that Hyundai is likely to replace LG Chemical with products from other battery suppliers after receiving the official judgment of “battery defect” in South Korea, so as to eliminate the hidden danger. < / P > < p > it is worth mentioning that the domestic version of Beijing Hyundai Kona (onsino) model has also been put on the market in China, using ternary lithium battery made by Ningde times. Moreover, there is no domestic version of the 13 modern cars. According to relevant data, 95% of the battery capacity of Ningde era is supplied to domestic customers, while LG Chemical has a relatively complete market layout in Europe. Renault, Tesla, Volkswagen and other groups are closely related to LG Chemical. However, after the Hyundai Kona fire, the quality and safety of LG Chemical battery supply may be reassessed by other automobile companies. This may be the beginning of a new round of competition in Ningde era. Privacy Policy