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What happens when a Chevy Volt’s or Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid’s battery catches fire? A team which recently presented data pertaining to multiple types of plug-in car fires at the 2015 SAE World Congress found out first hand. One finding was lithium-ion battery packs can reach temperatures as high as 750 degrees Fahrenheit when ignited, […]

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Tesla likes the fact that its cars are hot, but not this type of hot: a real fire. The fire happened Wednesday this week to a Tesla Model S in Kent, Wash., about 20 miles south of Seattle. According to statements made by the driver, Steve Emmert, the Tesla Model S would’ve hit something in […]

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