The Tesla Model S vehicle fire that happened in Shanghai this past April, inciting global media consideration, was brought about by a solitary battery module and isn’t a framework deformity, the organization said Friday.
Tesla gave the report on the reason for the flame in a post Friday on its Weibo web based life account. A group of specialists broke down the battery, vehicle history, programming and assembling information. The flame was brought about by a solitary battery module at the front of the vehicle, Tesla said.
The organization has issued a product update that will change battery charge and warm administration settings in Model S vehicles and Model X SUVs.
This product update was first declared in May following the organization’s examination concerning another Model S fire in Hong Kong. In that occurrence, a Tesla Model S burst into flames March 14 while stopped almost a Hong Kong shopping center. The vehicle was sitting for about a 30 minutes before it burst into flares. Three blasts were seen on CCTV film.
Tesla stated, at the time, that the product update was being done out of “a wealth of alert.” The update should “secure the battery and improve its life span.” The over-the-air programming update won’t be made to Model 3 vehicles.
The organization included that while the likelihood of a Tesla electric vehicle fire is lower than a fuel controlled vehicle, it pays attention to any episode.
Two different organizations, Chinese car startup Nio and Audi, have issued reviews to because of danger of battery fire. For Audi’s situation, there hasn’t been any detailed flames. Be that as it may, the organization felt free to issue a willful review in the U.S. for the E-Tron SUV after it found that dampness can saturate the battery cell through a wiring bridle. There have been five cases worldwide where this has caused a battery issue cautioning.
Nio is thinking about a plan issue in a more seasoned battery pack module. The organization, which started conveyances of its ES8 SUV in June 2018, is reviewing about 5,000 of the vehicles after a progression of battery fires in China and a consequent examination uncovered a weakness that made a danger.
A Nio-drove group of specialists that incorporated the provider of the battery pack module, explored an announced flame including an ES8 in Shanghai. The group finished up there was a helplessness in the plan of the battery pack that could cause a short out. For this situation, battery packs in the vehicles included were furnished with a module particular NEV-P50.
Vehicles with 70kWh battery packs delivered after October 20, 2018 are outfitted with the NEV-P102 modules and have distinctive inner auxiliary structures. These packs don’t have a similar hazard, Nio said.