Tag Archives: Electric Car

Chevy Volt Battery Fire, Still in the news!

Ok so if the battery is leaking it could catch on fire. Got it! Please tell me that it doesn’t take a masters in engineering to figure out a HV battery leaking coolant (or anything for that matter) is not good. Should it really be a surprise that after three weeks of coolant leaking out of a “charged” battery caught fire?

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Chevrolet Volt catches fire weeks after crash, feds probe.

The headline that started making the rounds thru the news networks was "Chevrolet Volt catches fire after crash". What you have to read into the story is the Chevrolet Volt caught fire in storage more than three weeks after a government crash test. That's right three weeks after the test. The first news report I heard completely left out that it happened three weeks after the test.

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV (Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle)

MiEV is an acronym for Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle and it is a five-door hatchback electric car and is the electric version of the Mitsubishi i. There is not an Emergency Response Guide (ERG) for the North America version yet because the 2012 model is the first year sold in the United States. The information below is taken from the European market, well the Germany ERG for the 2011 Mitsubishi MiEV. The US version will have some changes, but expect most of the vehicle to remain unchanged.

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Ford Focus Electric

  The Focus Electric is powered by a 23 kwh high-voltage, lightweight lithium-ion battery system. It uses an advanced active liquid cooling and heating process to regulate battery temperature and help maximize battery life, so you can get the most ...

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Online safety training for Chevy Volt (Free)

NFPA, Chevrolet, and OnStar have launched Electric Vehicle Safety Training for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, an extended-range electric vehicle that hit the roads last fall. The training features an inside look at the vehicle's technology and safety systems. More training resources for the Chevrolet Volt.

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Telsa Motors Electric Car

Tesla Motors is a Silicon Valley-based company that designs, manufactures and sells electric vehicles (EVs) and electric vehicle powertrain components. If you used PayPal before the company was bought by eBay than you helped this car company get off the ground running. Elon Musk, a cofounder of Telsa Motors was also a cofounder of PayPal and Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX).

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