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No Recall in Sight for Parked Teslas that are Increasingly Catching on Fire


August 04, 2019

UNITED STATES – According to an online article at thedrive.com, Teslas keep catching on fire while parked. No recall has been issued at this time to address these fires.*

There are about 270 million vehicles on the roadways in the United States, with the majority of them running on gasoline. Alternatively, there are approximately a half million Teslas on the roads at this time, with many spontaneously catching on fire.  Specifically, the number of fires involving the Model 3, S, and X appears to be increasing.

Tesla indicates that there is no reason to be concerned, but it issued a “precautionary” update to its Model X and S vehicles to improve the thermal management due to the fact that one fire occurred earlier this year. Following this fire, another stationary Model S vehicle caught on fire.  Unfortunately, despite these fires, it appears that a recall will not be coming any time soon. 

Audi recently also issued a recall its new E-Tron sports utility vehicle due to potential fires in just months after this vehicle was released.  

The Drive has been tracking the location and model of each Tesla that has been catching on fire.  They are also tracking whether the fire occurred while the Tesla vehicles have been charging.

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Source:https://www.thedrive.com/news/28420/parked-teslas-keep-catching-on-fire-randomly-and-theres-no-recall-in-sight

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