Autolib CarSharing Fire Is Paris& CarSharing Service Under Attack?

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Autolib Car-Sharing Fire: Is Car-Sharing Service Under

Less than two weeks a Tesla Model S hit the headlines a collision with metallic on a Washington freeway caused the part of its battery pack to on fire, the spectre of EV fires is in the news yet again.

This the subject of the fire isn t an expensive sedan but two Bolloré Bluecars, the workhorses on which Paris s car sharing service is built. the Tesla fire however, s more behind the fire would first appear.

As  The Local reports, the two cars, were parked one behind the at official  Autolib docking in eastern Paris were at around 9am on Monday morning. But one car is said to have gone up in another was said to have exploded.

I was on my way to work, when were explosions like in one of the cars, an eyewitness told  The A fire then took of a second car. Fireman not able to get near the blaze of the traffic jams.

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At first the explosion and fire of two electric parked side by side, may sound like more bad for EVs. But as with many horror stories of EVs burning, point to there being a other than electrical to explain the destruction of both vandalism

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For more than a the  Autolib service, currently has some 4,000 cars located throughout s capital city, has been the of ongoing vandalism. Since the launched in October 2011, an 25 cars out of the total fleet of have been damaged by Moreover, many of those were subjected to fire

With seating for four, a 30 lithium metal polymer pack, a top speed of 68 mph (110 and a range of between 90 and 150 miles on road type and conditions, the Bluecar was designed exclusively for Autolib  car sharing service by Italian automotive design Pininfarina.

According to  The Local,  Bloré, the behind the Bluecar and the  system, has said that the of the explosion which destroyed the car on Monday came from the vehicle, while  Le Figaro . a French newspaper, reports there was no indication of abnormal coming from the car s battery before the fires. In other the cause of the fire is highly to have been vehicle-based.

At the time of writing, a formal investigation is under way into the and the remainder of the Autolib  fleet are operation as normal. Until are complete, we won t know the true for the explosion and subsequent fire, but for it certainly looks as if Paris car sharing service is either an target for vandals, or has upset a pyromaniac with a distaste for cars.

Of course, like any we ll bring you updates and and when happen.

Bollore Bluecar Electric Cars
Bollore Bluecar Electric Cars
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