Motor Trend’s Car of the Year Under Fire 2013 was definitely a mixed bag for Tesla’s Model S. The electric car, which won Motor Trends magazine’s Car of the Year and was awarded excellent ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been involved in three incidents in which the battery has caught fire….
Not long after Tesla Model S electric cars achieved excellent ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, three crashes have resulted in the battery catching fire. The NHTSA is considering an investigation. Safety concerns may be the reason Telsa’s stock is now in free fall.
The Tesla Model S electric car broke the safety testing equipment at an independent commercial facility, excelling at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s front crash, side impact, pole and rollover tests.