A screengrab from a video reveals a parked Tesla catching hearth in a parking storage in Shanghai, China.
Latest studies of Tesla autos spontaneously catching hearth may make potential clients cautious at a time when just about each automaker is on the brink of roll out battery-based autos, business executives and analysts fear.
Tesla mentioned earlier within the week that it is investigating the most-recent hearth and despatched out a software program replace to tens of 1000’s of its autos to assist cut back the danger of battery fires.
Three of its sedans went up in flames with out warning in latest months, one in Shanghai, one other in Hong Kong, a 3rd in San Francisco. Tesla has skilled no less than 14 identified battery fires in recent times. However it’s not at all alone, an extended record of producers experiencing comparable incidents.
The menace that autos may catch hearth whereas parked, by no means thoughts after an accident come as automakers ramp up plans to win over extra skeptical mainstream consumers, not…