Tesla Battery Pack Survives Tesla Model S Fire

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 17:04:45 +0000

One of the major “concerns” critics have with Tesla is the battery pack. They believe that batteries catch fire more quickly or frequently than gasoline — not true

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Polestar 2 SPOC Block Drives EV Crash Safety

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 17:05:02 +0000

Polestar 2 crash testAs the delivery date for the first Polestar 2 nears, crash tests reveal how the car’s SPOC Block works to keep occupants and first responders safe

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Tesla Model X & Porsche Taycan Receive 5-Star Safety Ratings In Europe

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2019 04:50:20 +0000

Euro NCAP has published safety tests granting 5-star ratings to both the Tesla Model X and Porsche Taycan. The Model X had higher scores: 94% for Safety Assist and 98% for adult occupant protection. Its safety assist score was the same as the Model 3’s

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Top EV Benefits, EV Range Adequacy, Driving & Charging Frequency — New Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2019 23:10:22 +0000

When asked for the top reasons the EV drivers got their cars, we got similar responses as in previous years. The largest portion of buyers in every group referenced the environmental benefits. As before, Tesla buyers in the various markets were more likely to select “fun & convenience” and “I love new tech” than other EV drivers

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The Vehicle Classes, Range, & Features in High Demand with EV Drivers — New Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 21 Dec 2019 21:40:36 +0000

For years, we have asked respondents what vehicle body type they prefer for an EV. The answers may surprise you. Despite the crossover and SUV craze, our respondents in North America indicated they prefer a sedan or hatchback

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Tesla Automatic Emergency Braking In Beijing Saves Pedestrian

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 04:47:38 +0000

A pedestrian was crossing the highway in Beijing, and it could have ended badly for her, but she got lucky. She and the driver of the Tesla were both saved from an accident by Tesla’s Automatic Emergency Braking system

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Tesla Autopilot Safer By 30% In 2019 vs. 2018

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 03:53:18 +0000

A recent article by The Spring points out that Tesla’s Autopilot looks extremely safe, and keeps getting safer. The data show that a Tesla driver with Autopilot engaged was 30% to 41% less likely to crass in 2019 (3rd quarter) compared to 2018 (3rd quarter)

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Don’t Be A Dummy, Buy A Tesla Model 3 If You Value Your Family’s Safety!

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2019 16:30:39 +0000

A few days ago, we wrote about Tesla earning the Top safety score (TOP SAFETY PICK+) from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). I had publicly asked them last month why they hadn’t yet tested the car and was happy to get a reply that they were working on it. I’m not surprised how things turned out

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IIHS: Tesla Model 3 Earns Top Safety Score In All 8 Test Categories

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 04:17:34 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 won the IIHS’s TOP SAFETY PICK+ award, which means that the car achieved the top score in all 8 test categories. You cannot get a better score. While this is a tremendous achievement, it’s also not surprising. The Model 3 already achieved the best safety score ever from the NHTSA, and we know that it is the safety leader due to abundant crumple zones, market-leading active safety features, extremely strong doors and a similarly strong roof, a low center of gravity that keeps the car stable, and tremendous traction control

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