Nikola remembers 209 vehicles after figuring out a battery hearth was attributable to a leak — not sabotage.
Theranos-adjacent trucking firm Nikola Motors admitted late Friday night that “a coolant leak inside a single battery pack was discovered to be the possible reason behind the truck hearth” at its HQ on June twenty third. The corporate blames a provider element for the leak and says it’s engaged on a repair for affected vehicles, which might keep in service. (through Wall Street Journal).
Oh, and as for its initial claim that “foul play is suspected”? Right here’s the reason:
The corporate’s preliminary assertion on June 23 alluded to foul play as a attainable reason behind the incident, primarily based on video footage displaying a automobile parked subsequent to the impacted vehicles and rapidly pulling away after a shiny flash and the graduation of the fireplace. Intensive inside and third party-led speculation testing, worker and contractor interviews, and hours of video footage evaluation has since steered foul play or different exterior elements have been unlikely to have brought about the incident.