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Fremantle Highway: electric cars out of the question?

What if electric cars weren’t the cause of the cargo boat fire off the coast of the Netherlands?

July 26a real disaster affected a cargo boat off From the Netherlands. The toll is heavy: 16 injured, one dead and 3,784 cars destroyed, some of which being electric models.

A marine surveyor testifies

At the time of the incident, electric cars had been singled out as being the cause of this fire. Accusations, without evidence and which are visibly far from reality.

Indeed, it is l’expert maritime Peter Berdowski, who testified in a recent interviewsignaling the status of the cargo boat named Fremantle Highway.

According to the expert, the fire started at 8th level Of the boat. For good reason, it is this place that the damage is the most important.

On the contrary, The floors where you could find electric cars are in much better condition.

No increased risk?

If we are to believe the findings of the marine surveyor, the Fremantle Highway fire would therefore in no way be related electric cars on board.

A similar event had taken place in February 2022. The responsibility of the electric models had also been questioned and without real evidence.

That those who wish acquire an electric vehicle is reassured, for the moment, nothing indicates a risk increased fire.

Many reasons

Nevertheless, you must have to the mind why and how an electric car catches fire. Know that there is always a good reason to that.

Generallythis is due to a deterioration of the batteries or even wiring of the vehicle.

The fire can quickly become impressive due to high temperature as well as electrical overload of the vehicle.

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