Batteries implicated in fatal China BYD e6 electric taxi crash

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Batteries implicated in fatal EV taxi crash

BYD issues electric cars passed all batteries stress tested


By Conway on May 29, 2012 12:27 PM

A crash in Shenzhen involving a in a Nissan GT-R supercar, an taxi made by BYD and a third, taxi has claimed the lives of people. They were the two passengers and the driver of the BYD e6 electric reports the South China Post .

Witnesses have said the Nissan appeared to be travelling at up to when it collided with the two vehicles in the early hours of morning. It was said that the e6 burst into flames shortly after the crash. taken from television from the scene show the engulfing the passenger cell of the – the batteries are located under the seats and toward the rear

The scene of the crash, showing the the driver of which was allegedly

BYD has issued a statement to the effect the e6 has passed all regulatory tests and the batteries have undergone stress tests. The company says batteries have a 50% deformation test without fire.

The Chinese government is massively to electrifying transport – there are BYD e6 taxis and 200 pure-electric buses in Shenzhen. The city is aiming to China’s electric vehicle and it is determined to replace 50 per cent of the internal combustion engine with electric or hybrid by 2015.

A BYD e6 electric car

BYD e6 Electric Cars

The cause of the has yet to be established, but press coverage of the is likely to have a negative on public perceptions surrounding vehicles. As General Motors when its Chevrolet Volt under scrutiny over fires. even if the car is exonerated, the mud

See a Chinese news report on the below:

Chinese media

The latest twist to the saga to be that journalists in China been instructed by State Officials to “stick to the details of crash but not to be critical of vehicle BYD or voice safety fears”, to the South China Morning this morning.

It says: “Guangdong propaganda have urged local not to report anything critical electric cars or BYD Auto one its e6 taxis burst into in a Shenzhen crash, killing its and two passengers.”

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BYD e6 Electric Cars

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