[YesAuto New Energy] Recently, Ideal Automobile officially announced the investigation of the cause of the fire in Ideal ONE, stating that the accident was caused by “foreign objects attached to the front surface of the exhaust pipe in the lower right part of the front engine room”. (Click to review: “Investigation of Causes of Fire in Ideal ONE Officially Released by Foreign Object Ignition”). Ideal Car today stated again that in order to avoid similar mistakes from happening again, the official has already done a special treatment of adding reflective strips to the paint protection pad, and will replace it with more eye-catching colors in the future to avoid visual omissions.
On May 21st, Ideal Motors issued an official statement regarding the fire of Ideal ONE on May 8. The cause of the fire was investigated as “foreign objects were attached to the front surface of the exhaust pipe in the lower right part of the front engine room” and the foreign objects were traced as an accident A piece of paint protection pad left in the front cabin of the vehicle during delivery and maintenance. Click to view the official statement for a detailed report.
In the statement, Ideal Auto also stated that it would take a series of measures to prevent such incidents:
1. Replace the car paint protection pads with eye-catching colors to improve recognition and avoid visual omissions.
2. Strictly manage tool materials and operating procedures, and key nodes form a system and image records.
3. Strengthen the final inspection process to ensure that there is no problem with the vehicle.
This time, the special treatment of adding reflective strips to the paint protection pad is also one of the corrective measures. The ideal car also said that the paint protection pad will be replaced with eye-catching colors afterwards. In addition, the official and the car owner are discussing the compensation work of the car owner, and we will continue to pay attention to it.