Will Electric Car Problems Be The End of Driverless Cars?

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Will Electric Car Problems Be The End of Cars?

Posted By On behalf of The Law Firm on December 19, 2013 in Accidents

Electric cars been popular since the 19 th century, but began declining advances in the internal combustion along with cheaper vehicles were mass However, the first electric car was in 1888, and was known as the German Elektrowagen. Nevertheless, electric have become popular again, beginning in 2008.

While these vehicles a bright future ahead of there are still a number of which have resulted in car accidents . One major cause of car accidents began when the production of plug-in vehicles in 2010. These vehicles feature a lithium-ion battery, was efficient, however by November there were four caused following collisions these electric cars in the States alone.

Electric Car

Since August 2012, the Highway Traffic Safety has been studying the potential of batteries in electric cars fires when they are in an accident. The research will and differentiate the use of a 400-volt lithium ion with the 12-volt lead-acid used in most motor-vehicles. The is set to conclude near the end of 2014.

The following vehicles have fire after being in an accident; some of which lead to the recent research by the regarding electric car safety:


Chevrolet Volt

Dodge Ram Plug-in Hybrid


Mitsubishi Outlander P-HEV

Mitsubishi i-MiEV Outlander

Tesla Model S

Zotye EV

Impact on Driverless Cars

recently, Toyota has been regarding its uncontrolled acceleration the driver uses cruise Once cruise control is the vehicle seems to continue while the driver must the brakes, take their off the brake, then apply the again to engage a safety to close the throttle.

Last year, a US government would look at this cause of acceleration, which note 62 percent of unexplained accidents were caused by over the age of 65, and 41 percent involved over the age of 75, leading many to a software bug was not the cause.

When this to the Google’s self-driving which has been tested for miles and has been accident many look at this as an of the first six minutes of driving in the Toyota Camry’s sold in the every year. This alone may delay, or prevent, the of Google, GM, BMW, Mercedes, and autonomous car manufacturers from coming true; considering the tort litigation against goes against their

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