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Tesla keeps silent while their cars keep catching on fire randomly, no recall in sight

Tesla keeps silent while their cars keep catching on fire randomly, no recall in sight

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Why are Teslas catching fire? It’s a question we’ve asked Tesla repeatedly only to be met with the same answer: We’re looking into it, and by the way, gas cars catch fire too. Then, silence. There are over 270 million cars on the road in the United States, and the vast majority of them run on gasoline. It’s flammable, sure, but the fact that an equivalent majority of vehicle fires involve gas-powered cars is also a function of their monopoly. So it’s worth taking a step back and looking at how in recent months, with over half a million Teslas on the road at this point, the number of spontaneous fires involving the Model 3, S, and X seems to be increasing. Tesla says there’s no reason for concern, but it still pushed a “precautionary” over-the-air update to its Model X and Model S fleet to improve thermal management in the wake of one fire earlier this year. Then another stationary Model S caught fire. And a recall doesn’t appear to be coming either, even as Audi makes a cautious…
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