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Nobody’s Perfect: 10 Electric Vehicle Recalls of 2022

EVs from Ford, GM, Hyundai, Lucid, Rivian, and Tesla were pulled off the road for customer safety concerns.

Jake Hertz

January 31, 2023

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Electric vehicles (EVs) are a relatively new technology, and, like any new technology, there are growing pains to get over. Unfortunately, many EV and hybrid vehicle companies experienced these growing pains in a major way in 2022.

2022 saw many of these vehicles get recalled, leading some to call 2022 “The Year of the Automotive Recall.”

On the hybrid side, these included recalls of the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Plug-in, the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq PHEV, the Audi A3 E-Tron, and the Jeep Wrangler 4xe.

Beyond just hybrids, however, EVs saw a handful of unfortunate recalls take place as well. In this article, we’ll take a look at 10 EV vehicle recalls that took place in 2022, in chronological order. Read on to learn more.

About the Author(s)

Jake Hertz

Jake Hertz is an Electrical Engineer, Technical Writer, and Public Relations Specialist. After he received his M.S. and B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Rochester, he spent three years working as an Electrical Engineer at MakerBot Industries. 

As a writer, Jake is well known for his frequent contributions to various engineering websites, where he has garnered readership in the tens of thousands. Through his business, NanoHertz Solutions, Jake works with cutting-edge companies in the hardware and semiconductor space to build industry buzz and awareness through Public Relations and Technical Writing services.

As an engineer, Jake now works with numerous startups to help develop their hardware products. He is also a Co-Founder of Origin Labs, a NYC-based design firm for tech startups in the hardware space.

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