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Tesla Model 3 Catches Fire in Underground Car Parking in Barcelona
Tesla Model 3 Catches Fire in Underground Car Parking in Barcelona

26 Sep 2022, 22:18 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Some reports said the vehicle was a Model S. The headlight niches visible in the charred body clearly point to the smaller electric sedan.

 
2018 Tesla Model S Owner Saw His House on Fire Only One Month After Buying His EV
2018 Tesla Model S Owner Saw His House on Fire Only One Month After Buying His EV

9 Sep 2022, 13:17 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Nishanth Vallapu bought his used electric sedan from Tesla less than one month before the car caught fire while charging and destroyed his home.

 
AXA Insurance Apologizes for Staged Tesla Model S Fire, Wanted to Warn About EV Risks
AXA Insurance Apologizes for Staged Tesla Model S Fire, Wanted to Warn About EV Risks

3 Sep 2022, 13:50 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The French company did not miss the chance to reinforce it did not think it did anything wrong by rolling over the EV and pretending it caught fire

 
AXA Insurance Just Stimulated EV Defects By Discrediting Battery Packs Can Catch Fire
AXA Insurance Just Stimulated EV Defects By Discrediting Battery Packs Can Catch Fire

31 Aug 2022, 20:35 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / What on Earth were these guys thinking when they decided to stage a battery pack fire with no battery pack on the Model S they destroyed?

 
Tesla Rear Motor Starts Fire in the U.S., Owner With Most Mileage Says They Are Not Good
Tesla Rear Motor Starts Fire in the U.S., Owner With Most Mileage Says They Are Not Good

29 Aug 2022, 08:25 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Hansjörg von Gemmingen got the last motor under warranty that he could have, which probably explains why he’s moving to Lucid.

 
While BYD Expands Abroad, Another Han EV Catches Fire – What's Wrong With It?
While BYD Expands Abroad, Another Han EV Catches Fire – What's Wrong With It?

18 Aug 2022, 09:44 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The fire started in Sichuan on August 16 in a car that had been licensed for only three days. The blaze was quickly extinguished

 
BYD Han EV Has Another Fire Episode, This Time In the Middle of the Road
BYD Han EV Has Another Fire Episode, This Time In the Middle of the Road

3 Aug 2022, 15:14 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Apart from the fire that happened after an independent crash test, another Han EV caught fire in October 2021 in Shenzhen

 
Wuling Hongguang Mini EV Catches Fire While Charging in Haikou, China
Wuling Hongguang Mini EV Catches Fire While Charging in Haikou, China

6 Jul 2022, 15:07 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The world’s most popular EV has an LFP battery pack, but pictures of the burned car show it may not have been affected: it may have been just a short circuit

 
We Need to Talk About Tesla's Doors and Their Hidden Manual Releases
We Need to Talk About Tesla's Doors and Their Hidden Manual Releases

27 May 2022, 12:05 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / A Model Y customer had to escape his burning EV by kicking the door glass. A family is suing Tesla for the death of someone who couldn’t do that.

 
New Tesla Fires Keep Popping Up: They Are Now Six in a Matter of Days
New Tesla Fires Keep Popping Up: They Are Now Six in a Matter of Days

24 May 2022, 19:42 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / It is now time for the company to address the concerns this wave of fires is bringing to Tesla customers and rule out that they have to do with updates.

 
NHTSA Shows It Has an Eye on LG Energy Solution After Multiple Fire-Risk Recalls
NHTSA Shows It Has an Eye on LG Energy Solution After Multiple Fire-Risk Recalls

6 Apr 2022, 22:06 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The Korean cells are at the core of at least four extensive battery pack recalls. They involve Hyundai, GM, Stellantis, and Mercedes-Benz

 
Rivian R1T Hits Traffic Light Pole and Catches Fire in Irvine, California
Rivian R1T Hits Traffic Light Pole and Catches Fire in Irvine, California

11 Feb 2022, 22:31 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / This is not the first crash involving Rivian’s electric pickup truck, but it is undoubtedly the most serious we have seen so far.

 
Renault ZOE Faces Battery Recall for Fire Risk
Renault ZOE Faces Battery Recall for Fire Risk

5 Feb 2022, 21:56 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Renault reported the issue to European authorities on February 3, 2022, affecting ZOE units produced with the BT4 XLR battery pack

 
Elon Musk Attacking the Press Will Not Make Him Right About FSD
Elon Musk Attacking the Press Will Not Make Him Right About FSD

2 Feb 2022, 18:11 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / In the same tweet in which he attacked Tom Krisher, Musk also said the FSD recall was not about safety and downplayed the speed of FSD’s rolling stops.

 
BMW i4 Already Has a Recall Due to Lack of Battery Pack Crash Pads
BMW i4 Already Has a Recall Due to Lack of Battery Pack Crash Pads

30 Jan 2022, 23:20 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Despite being praised as a compelling electric sedan, the first units of the i4 are at risk of battery fire if they crash for possible short circuits.

 
China Now Offers Exclusive Insurance for NEVs and Spontaneous Fire Risks Are Covered
China Now Offers Exclusive Insurance for NEVs and Spontaneous Fire Risks Are Covered

31 Dec 2021, 00:14 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The Insurance Association of China set the rules early in December, and the Shanghai Insurance Exchange launched the first NEV insurance trading platform

 
Volvo XC90 Recharge Catches Fire in China While Recharging
Volvo XC90 Recharge Catches Fire in China While Recharging

30 Nov 2021, 17:13 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / The pictures from the scene suggest an explosion happened. However, the fire was quickly extinguished. Volvo would be helping with the investigations.

 
NTSB Confirms Fatal Texas Crash Indeed Had Someone Driving When It Happened
NTSB Confirms Fatal Texas Crash Indeed Had Someone Driving When It Happened

21 Oct 2021, 19:21 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Steering wheel deformation proves William Varner was driving, but also that may mean he tried to escape going to the rear seat

 
Gruber Motors Fire Destroys More Than 30 Tesla Roadsters Waiting for Repair
Gruber Motors Fire Destroys More Than 30 Tesla Roadsters Waiting for Repair

18 Oct 2021, 08:50 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Pete Gruber contacted all the owners of the vehicles to warn them about the loss before they learned about it in the media

 
Chevy Bolt EV Recall Will Cost LG $1.9 Billion, 95% of the Total Cost
Chevy Bolt EV Recall Will Cost LG $1.9 Billion, 95% of the Total Cost

12 Oct 2021, 12:55 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / According to Reuters, the cost division has included LG Chem, which owns LGES, and LG Electronics, which assembles the battery packs