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Battery fires, brake failure: Problems plaguing electric vehicles as China toughens safety laws

By Jarryd Neves, motoring correspondent Issues facing electric vehicle owners in China have prompted a call for increased safety checks for electric and new-energy vehicles, reports Bloomberg. The country‚Äôs Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has issued draft guidelines that electric and new energy car makers must adhere to. Among the changes, the manufacturers will…