Wednesday, June 27, 2018

NTSB: Tesla Battery Caught Fire Twice After Crash

Fire? Pfft, car fires are for amateurs. Anything a regular car can do, the Tesla Model S can do twice as good.

It's not unheard of for cars to catch fire in a crash, but there are now instances of Tesla cars' batteries reigniting well after the fact. As part of a preliminary report on a Model S crash in Ford Lauderdale, Florida, NTSB investigators revealed that a piece of the EV's lithium-ion pack reignited twice despite firefighters dousing it with water and foam.