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Thursday October 03, 2013

Tesla Model S Aces Safety Tests But Catches on Fire

I like how the Tesla spokesperson said the fire was "contained to a small section in the front of the vehicle." Apparently she didn't see this picture. wink

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The Model S battery's 16 modules are located underneath the car, protected by a steel plate. "Each module within the battery pack is, by design, isolated by fire barriers to limit any potential damage," said Elizabeth Jarvis-Shean, a spokeswoman for Tesla Motors. "The fire in the battery pack was contained to a small section in the front of the vehicle."

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