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Man in Tesla Model S fire: buy another one’

How the Tesla Club site reacted to images of the fire.

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Car enjoy testimonials from drivers.

But there’s something a more powerful, when the is from a driver whose car caught fire.

In a blog on Tesla Web site. Juris an MD from Tennessee, explains happened when his Model S fire last Wednesday .

He ends his explanation with a that not everyone would I would buy another one in a heartbeat.

said that he struck a trailer hitch in the middle of the interstate. He continued:

About seconds later, there was a on the dashboard display saying, needs service. Car may not restart.’ I to drive, hoping to get home. one minute later, the message on the display read, ‘Please over safely. Car is shutting

He said he had time to remove his even though, he said: 5-10 seconds after out of the car, smoke started to from the front underbody of the

Next, he said he got 100 yards and, some two minutes the car caught fire.

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It seems as if the protective around the car’s battery had punctured.

Shibayama, though, believes he was Had I not been in a Tesla, that could have punched the floor and caused me serious

A cynical few might wonder his statement was assisted by the drivers of PR machine. However, Shibayama’s are very clear: This does not in any way make me think the Tesla Model S is an unsafe

The fact that this is the Tesla Model S fire in the two months will lead to wonder that there be safety or design issues the car. Not according to the National Traffic Safety Administration, gave it a 5-star safety (The NHTSA is said to contacted authorities in Tennessee to see if investigation is warranted.)

Perhaps the three fires a coincidence, or the fact that a few Teslas are now on the road. But as an endorsement, openness to buying another one is as an advertisement as Tesla could for in the circumstances.

I have contacted Tesla to ask how the came about and will should I hear.

Ultimately, we all buy on trust. It seems that at Juris Shibayama, MD, has not lost any after his dangerous experience.

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