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Feds decide against investigating Tesla Model S fire

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 Brandon Turkus

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NHTSA launches inquiry into Fisker Karma garage fire

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a formal field inquiry into the garage fire that may or may not have been started by a Fisker Karma sedan, Bloomberg reports. The conflagration, which destroyed the Karma, the garage and a few nearby vehicles, took place on May 3 in Suga

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NHTSA launches inquiry into Fisker Karma garage fire

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched a formal field inquiry into the garage fire that may or may not have been started by a Fisker Karma sedan, Bloomberg reports. The conflagration, which destroyed the Karma, the garage and a few nearby vehicles, took place on May 3rd in Su

Report: Burnt Chevrolet Volt mysteriously catches fire again

Chevrolet Volt owners Storm and Dee Connors were reportedly woken up by the sound of fire alarms in their Barkhamsted, Connecticut home for the second time in a week. As you may recall, the Connors family escaped injury when a garage fire consumed both their new Volt and a home-converted electric Suzuki Samurai on April 14. Now, local news outl

Report: Burnt Chevrolet Volt mysteriously catches fire again

Chevrolet Volt owners Storm and Dee Connors were reportedly woken up by the sound of fire alarms in their Barkhamsted, Connecticut home for the second time in a week. As you may recall, the Connors family escaped injury when a garage fire consumed both their new Volt and a home-converted electric Suzuki Samurai on April 14. Now, local news

Video: Garage fire claims Chevy Volt and homebuilt EV *UPDATE

Chevrolet Volt garage fire – Click above to watch video after the jump

Video: Garage fire claims Chevy Volt and homebuilt EV *UPDATE

Chevrolet Volt garage fire – Click above to watch video after the jump

Unplugged electric car likely cause of building fire in San Francisco

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that an early morning fire at a cafe and gift shop was probably caused by an unplugged GEM neighborhood electric vehicle. The GEM is owned by the National Park Service and apparently caught fire next to a popular coffee shop at Crissy Field. The local NBC affiliate has video of the scene. The Chronicle also says it was the second time a GEM has caught fire at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.