General Motors has paid an unknown sum for the acquisition of Israel-based battery firm ALGOLiON.

The goal is to create new methods for tracking the health of EV batteries.

ALGOLiON has created software that makes use of data from electric vehicle battery management systems.

This could help detect thermal runaway incidents and other battery issues early.

The software employs advanced algorithms to detect minute changes that could affect battery health weeks in advance.

technologies in use today without the usage of additional hardware or sensors, all while the battery remains operational.

This appears to be a knowledge base that could have assisted the firm in diagnosing a problem with the Chevy Bolt EV batteries.

The recall fix at one point included adding battery health monitoring.