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Watch a Tesla Burst into Flames

If you remember, we posted on how the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration  name the Tesla S its safest car ever. 

That might need to be revised. Via the New York Times:

What could cause a perfectly functioning Tesla S to explode into flames? Here’s the caption: 

The driver told the police that he hit metal debris on the freeway before the Tesla Model S caught fire.

Wow. Maybe the NHTSA should revise its tests and try something other than lateral impacts.

The whole piece from the Times here.


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