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Volt catches fire after being rear ended.

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by yobigd20, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. yobigd20

    yobigd20 Well-Known Member

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    Meh, big deal. Not news. Who cares about EV fires anymore?

    12V battery short is a significant cause of ICE vehicle fires.
     
  3. yobigd20

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    but it has 'EV' and 'fire' in the same sentence!! news outlets LOVE that combination!
     
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    Can't help but thinking if this title had been used but the car was a Model S, there would be a lot of outcry over it being very misleading. While factual, the title paints a specific picture of another EV-specific fire.
     
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    I think the best approach is, "ignore it, it will go away." People see car fires all the time. I think the news media is already getting bored about it.
     
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    If it had been a Model S it would have been covered by the National News Echo Chamber for a least three news cycles.
     

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