• 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

    Hyundai is extending the lifetime battery warranty offered on previous electrified models to the 2017 Ioniq lineup as well. The warranty applies to all versions of Hyundai's first dedicated green car, including the Ioniq Hybrid, Ioniq Electric, and Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid. As with previous Hyundai models, the warranty applies to complete failure of the lithium-ion battery packs in these vehicles, not to any degradation in battery capacity that may occur over time. DON'T MISS: Hyundai Ioniq Electric beats Prius Prime, BMW i3 on energy efficiency (Nov 2016) If the battery pack fails, Hyundai will...

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    Tesla Model S Drivetrain Warranty Rises To 8 Years, Same As Battery Pack

    Tesla will expand the drivetrain warranty for all Model S electric cars, including ones already on the road.

  • 2011 NIssan Leaf Battery Warranty Information
    Nissan Leaf Battery Warranty: What You MUST Do To Keep It Valid

    Yesterday, we covered a story about several Tesla Roadster owners -- and one in particular -- who claim that Tesla caused them to turn their $109,000 cars into very expensive bricks. The owners in question claim that Tesla didn’t make them aware that leaving a roadster unplugged for extended...

  • First 2011 Chevrolet Volt built on production tooling at Detroit Hamtramck plant, March 31, 2010
    2011 Chevrolet Volt Battery Pack Warranty: 8 Years, 100K Miles

    General Motors announced today that it would offer an 8-year, 100,000-mile warranty on the battery pack, the charger, and the Voltec electric drive components of its upcoming 2011 Chevrolet Volt electric car. The announcement sets to rest potential worries that Volt owners might be stuck having to...

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