- Nov 16, 2012
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Always big trouble when a battery of lawyers turns up at your door!
buzz kilo.This issue is mostly on LG Korea for making bad batteries. The batteries causing the fires is their baby not GM. GM will take some pain on this no doubt too. But as we transition into full electric vehicles this is not even close to being an isolated incident. Frankly no electric vehicle should be parked in a garage connected to your home unless you want to greatly increase the chance of setting your house on fire. It’s not a perfect technology and there will always be defects which lead to fires unfortunately. Every manufacturer that come to market with a electric car will have their fire car. Tesla had it now GM and you can be sure the Ford and many others will have their growing pains in the future too especially when you sub out things like the batteries. You simply can not ever guarantee that something as explosive as a lithium battery will forever be safe and stable enough to bring into your home and possible park in the garage under your bedroom. But we are far from being ready to adapt to daily life with electric vehicles as these situations just prove it. A tip of my hat to the pioneers paying a lot of money to car com to do the testing for us which one day will result in a much safer battery but we aren’t there yet. They work yes…safe?….. hell no not even close