Swiss firefighters said on Monday that the impact in a fatal accident involving a Tesla electric car may have set off a fire in the vehicle's battery.
Electric carmaker Tesla has seen a number of its vehicles catch fire in the past five years. The latest fire involves a 2014 Tesla Model S immediately igniting after a high-speed crash. Two teenagers died. Here is a list of known incidents of Tesla vehicles catching fire since 2013:
We hadn't known the battery size before.
Tesla is investigating.
Tesla Powerwall Home Battery system will be a 10-kWh home backup energy for just $3,500. For industrial use, the PowerPack can be as large as you need it to be.
Katie Fehrenbacher from GigaOm drove down to the Tesla's first battery-swap station in Coalinga, California to snap some photos and check on its progress. The station will be the first to begin a pilot program to conduct the three-minute pack swaps, and could restore Tesla's revenue stream of selling ZEV credits.
Tesla's Gigafactory is going to be a huge deal. So huge, in fact, that Tesla's not going to announce where it will be located until later this year. You may remember that, just a month ago, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that, "The No. 1 thing is we want to minimize the risk timing for the Gigafactory to get up and running." Well, apparently getting
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AutoblogGreen had the rare opportunity on Friday to chat with Toyota CEO and president Akio Toyoda. During the conversation, he revealed that a prototype vehicle with a Tesla electric drive unit was under construction. Tesla's Chief Technolo
During a interview with a group of American media this afternoon in Nagoya, Japan, Toyota president Akio Toyoda revealed that his company is already in the process of building a prototype electric vehicle with a Tesla battery pack. The statement came in response to questions about the relationship between Toyota and Tesla. As time ran out, we did not have an opportunity for further follow-up o
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