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Fisker Reacts to Recent Karma Fire - Battery Not to Blame!

Fisker has officially issued a response to the recent fire-related incident from Woodside, California, regarding one of their Karmas. It took place this weekend and according to Fisker officials, the car’s lithium-ion battery pack is not to blame.
Fisker Karma FIre 1 photo
The official statement said “evidence revealed thus far supports the fact that the ignition source was not the Lithium-ion battery pack, new technology components or unique exhaust routing [. . .] The area of origin for the fire was determined to be outside the engine compartment. There was no damage to the passenger compartment and there were no injuries [. . .] Continued investigative efforts will be primarily focused within the specific area of origin, located forward of the driver's side front tire. Further details will be announced after a full report is completed.

The rumor that the battery packs fitted to these ‘green’ cars catching fire seems to be completely fake - they even seem to survive massive fires, like this Nissan Leaf.

 
 
 
 
 

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