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03 Aug 2018

German authorities mull product recall due to toxic metal in e-cars


The German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) might order the recall of 124,000 electric cars due to the fact that some of their parts contain the toxic metal cadmium, Annina Reimann reports in the WirtschaftsWoche. Car industry supplier Kostal delivered the contaminated parts to carmakers VW, Audi, and Porsche, but other manufacturers could be affected too, including US carmaker Tesla, the article says.

Find the article in German here (paywall).

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