Electric Kona explodes in Canada, how?

Electric Kona explodes in Canada, how?

My understanding is limited, but does anyone here have an idea how a battery could explode with enough force to blow off a garage door?

I’ve seen two articles on it so far, and were there a gas line in the area I’m certain that would have been mentioned. There was even a photo where the front of the Kona was really burnt up.

There’s a Fox article on it out today saying an update is expected this week from Transport Canada. That article also takes a shot at Tesla saying the Kona gets 258 miles on a full charge ‘which is more than some Teslas offer.’ Nice.

Back to the boom- After watching the movie Stuber I’m wondering if there was a LPG tank in the front!

PrescottRichard | 2019年7月30日

Credit where credit is due- Fox’s headline is ‘Garage door blown off in possible electric car explosion.’

finman100 | 2019年7月30日

since they can't say Tesla in this case, it's just another e-car. too funny.

Clicks for Hyundai? nope

Clicks for ANYTHING Tesla? yep, in spades.

so let's make sure Tesla is in the article in some fashion. fail. | 2019年7月30日

Maybe Hyundai was able to reduce costs by using thousands of discarded Galaxy 7 batteries. They only blow up once in a while.

Mike83 | 2019年7月30日

I thought it was the gas vehicles that have fire issues. Strange they have so many issues.