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Hyundai Motor’s Electric Bus Catches Fire in South Korea

SEOUL — An electric bus manufactured by Hyundai Motor Co caught fire on Monday while in use in South Korea, a fire official said on Tuesday, months after similarfires in electric cars led to a recall to inspect batteries. No …

Hyundai Motor to Recall Kona EV in S.Korea Over Concern of Fire Risk

Hyundai Motor Co will voluntarily recall its Kona electric vehicles as a possible short circuit due to what may be faulty manufacturing of its high-voltage battery cells could pose a fire risk, South Korea’s transport ministry said on Thursday. Starting …

Boeing to Separate 737 Max Wire Bundles Before Jet’s Return to Service

SEATTLE/WASHINGTON — Boeing Co plans to separate 737 MAX wiring bundles, flagged by regulators as potentially dangerous, before the jet returns to service, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. The decision to change clusters of wiring …

Embraer Malfunction Reminiscent of 737 Max Issue Being Probed

Pilots on a Republic Airways Services Inc. flight leaving Atlanta in November lost the ability to raise and lower their Embraer SA EMB-175’s nose, a failure reminiscent to what helped lead to the two 737 Max crashes, investigators said on …

GM Recalls 368,000 Larger Duty Trucks for Fire Risks

WASHINGTON — General Motors Co said Friday it is recalling 368,000 medium- and heavy-duty diesel trucks equipped with engine-block heaters for fire risks after 19 reports of fires. The recall covers some 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4500, 5500 and 6500 trucks, …

Fire Damages High Rise Under Construction in Dubai

Dubai police say a major fire broke out in a high rise building under construction near the world’s tallest skyscraper, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. The blaze Saturday sent a column of gray smoke over the cluster …

NTSB: Boeing 787 Battery Shows Short-Circuiting

Federal accident investigators say a short-circuit and an uncontrolled chemical reaction apparently took place in a Boeing 787 battery before the battery caught fire earlier this month in Boston. National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah Hersman says investigators have not …