‘Spontaneous’ fire in Tesla is investigated in the US

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Tesla, an American maker of electric vehicles owned by tycoon Elon Musk, did not immediately respond to a request for comment

The US transport safety agency announced on Friday that it was investigating the fire in a prototype of the automaker Tesla, which surprised the driver and demanded that firefighters take more than two hours to put out the flames.

The cause of the Model’s fire S Plaid Tuesday in Haverford has yet to be determined, and an attorney representing the car’s owner has asked for the vehicle to be recalled. “This is a harrowing and frightening situation and obviously a serious problem,” attorney Mark Geragos told AFP.

“Our preliminary investigation is ongoing, but we ask Tesla to set aside these cars until a full investigation is carried out,” he added. According to the lawyer, the driver was driving when the vehicle spontaneously caught fire. He was temporarily trapped before he managed to get out.

The office released a photo showing the sedan, which sells for $129,990, in flames.

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