Hyundai and Kia to Recall 169,932 Vehicles

Hyundai and Kia issued a recall of about 169,932 electric vehicles (EVs) after the transport ministry in South Korea discovered issues with the charging system’s software. The defect affects up to 5 of the company’s electric vehicle models but the report only lists the Ioniq and Genesis brands.

Source: Reuters

The report further mentions that 113,916 Hyundai EVs and 56,016 Kia EVs were affected, with the problem with the software posing a risk of leaving vehicle owners stranded if the battery refuses to charge. This recall is supposedly scheduled to begin on March 18 2024.