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    Report: Feds decide against investigating Tesla Model S fire
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    Despite earlier reports, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced it will not be filing a formal investigation into the fire that engulfed a Tesla Model S earlier this month, as the agency says there was no evidence to suggest the fire was due to a manufacturer defect or ...

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    Video: Acura TL bursts into flames moments before being traded in at Ontario dealership [UPDATE]
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    Watching your car burst into flames before your eyes is never good news, and it's even worse when you're mere moments away from trading it in at the local dealership. This Car-B-Q blaze apparently erupted at Acura 2000, a dealer in Brampton, Ontario. As the video tells us, the unlucky customer ...

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    Spy Shots: 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series suffers fiery wreck while testing
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    Mercedes-Benz has been running its new, and most certainly badass, SLS AMG Black Series around the Nürburgring of late, doing the sort of high-speed and handling tests that such supercars require to be perfectly super. Getting the bugs worked out is a good thing though, as these scary ...

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    Video: Lada emergency is no mere fire drill
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    We imagine that many a Russian Lada has been compared to a ticking time bomb – which is not to say that there aren't any good Ladas out in the wild, of course – but the example you'll see in the video pasted below takes the cake. It is, quite literally, an Improvised Explosive ...

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    Report: Alleged drunk driver so intoxicated he didn't realize his car was on fire
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    "Are you that drunk," the officer asks, "that you did not realize that your car was on fire and you were sitting in a burning car?" With smoke pouring from under the hood of the Pontiac Bonneville, Officer Eric Hornbacher of the Grand Rapids, MI, police force had just helped the driver from his ...

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    Video: Boss firefighter keeps spraying after burning car blows up in his face
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    Not everyone has the stuff it takes to be a firefighter. Take the gent you see holding the hose in the image above: as point-man on the water jet, he strides up to the burning Chevrolet to put out the fire. While performing what appears to be a routine hose-down right next to the sedan, something ...

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    2011 Dodge Challenger torched on assembly line due to unattended heat lamp?
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    In March, Chrysler served up a smoking-hot 31 percent sales increase in compared to the same month in 2010. Unfortunately for the automaker, the "heat and serve" theme continued this week, as there were two stories about flaming Chrysler products Monday alone. First we told you about a Dodge ...

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    Another Ferrari spontaneously combusts
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    Ferraris are best known for their looks, performance, and exclusivity, but lately, it seems one could add flammability to that list of attributes. The latest case of Ferrari flambé involves a beautiful black 599 GTB Fiorano, which self-ignited at a stop light while being driven by someone ...

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    Ferrari flamb in the UK
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    The world will not miss another red Ferrari. Don't misunderstand, watching your car, any car burn to the ground is an awful experience. Not only that, Ferrari is arguably the exotic brand of choice for good reason. Sonorous engines, sumptuous interiors, often handsome (sometimes hideous) styling, ...

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