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Ford halts sales of its Kuga PHEV car after overheating battery packs cause fires

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 09:44 -- Paul Crompton

A series of fires thought to have been caused by the vehicle’s battery has forced car maker Ford to ‘temporarily’ stop sales of its Kuga plug-in-hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV).

Owners of the cars have also been told not to recharge their vehicles after overheating of the battery’s charging module was thought to be the cause of the fires.

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