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Tesla Wrecks In Oregon, Launching Scorching Hot Battery Projectiles Into Two Nearby Homes, Starting Fires

You’ve heard of Teslas driving themselves through storefronts. You’ve heard of Teslas spontaneously combusting. But have you yet heard of Teslas shooting piping hot projectiles through the air at innocent bystanders? Because that appears to be the next iteration in the “What will these cars do next?” saga that has been unfolding on streets across…

Thousands of Electric Vehicles Recalled by GM due to Battery Fires

By B.N. Frank Maybe someday fires won’t be such a big problem with Teslas and other Electric Vehicles (EVs). Until then – buyer beware. From Bloomberg: GM Recalls Thousands of Electric Vehicles, Warning of Battery Fires (Bloomberg) — General Motors Co. recalled more than 50,000 electric vehicles on Saturday, warning that their high-voltage batteries could…