Jalopnik website, “If you have a Hyundai Ioniq EV, you may want to check its recall status ASAP, as Carscoops reports the NHTSA has issued a recall on the EV for unintended accelerating on its own.”

The NHTSA report details how Hyundai came to be aware of the fault, following an incident with a KDM Ioniq EV in June. Their analysis of the vehicle data showed that an electrical fault caused the vehicle to enter some kind of fail-safe mode. The NHTSA says this mode is “designed to prevent impact during driving by restricting vehicle speed,” but that the fault causes accelerator issues.

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