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Hurricane Ian damage leads to spontaneous combustion of EVs in Florida

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Electric vehicles that were flooded and damaged by the storm have been catching fire without warning. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has warned that EVs can ignite weeks after contact with saltwater. The flooding creates a chain reaction in the engine and the batteries that made the parts more likely to catch on fire.
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Hurricane Ian flood damage to EVs creating ticking time bombs in Florida

One of the impacts of Hurricane Ian is affecting electric vehicles, which have been catching fire weeks after the storm.

3 months ago·United States
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Hurricane Ian damage leads to spontaneous combustion of EVs in Florida

Saltwater damage from Hurricane Ian has left South Florida with a new danger: electric vehicles (EVs) that spontaneously combust. At least nine EVs have caught fire “without warning,” State Fire Marshal Jimmy Patronis told ABC News. Ian was first major hurricane to crash into a region with widespread EV adoption, Eric Frederickson of recycling nonprofit Call2Recycle told […]

3 months ago·Washington, United States
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Electric Vehicles Spontaneously Combusted In Florida After Hurricane Ian

Blazes spark serious concerns about vehicle safety after saltwater flooding.

3 months ago·United States
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Hurricane Ian flood damage to EVs creating ticking time bombs in Florida

Officials and mechanics in Florida said they have been dealing with several car fires due to Hurricane Ian.

3 months ago·Philadelphia, United States
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Hurricane Ian flood damage to EVs creating ticking time bombs in Florida

Officials and mechanics in Florida said they have been dealing with several car fires due to Hurricane Ian.

3 months ago·Chicago, United States
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Hurricane Ian flood damage to EVs creating ticking time bombs in Florida

Officials and mechanics in Florida said they have been dealing with several car fires due to Hurricane Ian.

3 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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