Hyundai and Kia recall nearly 20,000 Ioniq 5s, EV6s

Enlarge / The retro-futuristic styling of the Ioniq 5 refers back to the Hyundai Pony of the mid-1970s.Hyundai

Hyundai and Kia are recalling nearly 20,000 of their newest electric vehicles. The problem affects the impressive Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6, a pair of EVs built using the Korean OEMs’ new E-GMP platform.

Specifically, the issue is to do with the EVs’ parking brake function. If a voltage fluctuation occurs while the vehicle is parked and turned off, a command signal from the shifter control unit could disengage the parking pawl, potentially allowing the car to roll away.

The issue

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