A growing number of electric and hybrid vehicles are driving on roads and a new research project funded by Sweden’s innovation agency Vinnova – Strategic vehicle research and innovation (FFI), where risks posed by lithium-ion vehicle batteries will be addressed and investigated. RISE Research Institutes of...

The Ford motor company in the US has started a recall involving the recall of nearly 2 million pick-up trucks after identifying a seat belt defect that could trigger vehicle fires. The recall affects the crown jewel of Ford’s lineup: the F-150 pickup which is...

A firefighter fell to his death while battling a blaze on the upper floors of a government building in Johannesburg. The fire broke out on the 23rd floor of a tower block which is shared by the South African departments of health, human settlements and co-operative...