Is Lucid’s Software Fix For Windshield Defroster Issue Enough? NHTSA Opens Probe



The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has said that it initiated an investigation to evaluate the effectiveness of a remedy proposed by EV maker Lucid Group Inc (NASDAQ:LCID) for a recall issued in January.

In January, Lucid recalled over 2,000 Air Sedans made during 2022-2023 due to concerns regarding the failure of the high voltage coolant heater (HVCH) to defrost the windshield.

To address this issue, Lucid stated that it would update the software to detect a failure and alert the driver. If the HVCH fails, …

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