Sony Announces Battery Recall
Sony Corp. announced Friday that it is joining a wide-ranging recall of notebook computer batteries. The recall, which is being conducted additionally by other PC manufacturers along with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The recall includes 35,000 battery packs in the U.S., based on around 40 incidents of the battery packs overheating, 19 of them in the U.S.
"It is believed that most of these incidents were related to manufacturing line adjustments made from October 2004 to June 2005," Sony said in a statement.