Investigators probe Tesla car fire in Norway

January 4, 2016

Norwegian authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that gutted an electric Tesla car at a charging station.

Norwegian broadcaster NRK says the Tesla Model S was being charged Friday in the town of Gjerstad in southern Norway when it went up in .

Police spokesman Jon Kvitne told news agency NTB that investigators would analyze both the charred wreck and the charging to try to find out what happened.

In a statement cited by NRK, Tesla said it would investigate the incident and that it was safe to use its charging stations in Norway.

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Lord_jag
not rated yet Jan 10, 2016
A Jeep Cherokee burst into flames on the side of the highway outside my workplace.

Where's the news story on that?

Oh..... No one is out to smear Jeeps name. Gotcha.

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