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Along with new technologies comes new challenges, and electric vehicles are no exception.

This lesson was reinforced recently when battery cells from the a fiery Tesla Model X crash reignited days after the original incident.

According to Mountain View Fire Chief Juan Diaz, the battery from this particular deadly crash reignited after six days. Some of the cells that weren’t completely destroyed in the pack still had energy, and over time the damaged cylinders experienced heat elevation that eventually turned into a combustion event.

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Model X Battery Pack Involved In Fiery Crash Reignites 6 Days After Being Put Out

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