Tag: safety

Oct 7, 2021 - 05:51 pm

Rosenbauer reveals extinguisher for battery fires

The Austrian-based international fire department supplier Rosenbauer has presented a new extinguishing system for burning traction batteries in electric vehicles. Also in Austria, a study has been published on electric vehicles fires in Austrian road tunnels.

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Jan 15, 2020 - 11:55 am

Battery-electric bandits foiled

Two young men attempted to vandalize a charging Tesla in a parking garage. Not only did the attempt to forcibly remove the charging cable fail – Tesla’s ‘Sentry Mode’ recorded the incident and the video went viral on Youtube with over 700,000 hits within a few days.

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Jul 19, 2019 - 12:22 pm

Don’t drink and scoot

In an effort to make streets a little safer, 26 people were booked in Copenhagen over the last few days for operating electric scooters with a blood-alcohol level above the limit, while four others were found to be under the influence of drugs.

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Jul 16, 2019 - 02:32 pm

IEC plans unified standards for electric scooters

A newly founded Technical Committee of the international electrotechnical standardisation organisation IEC will develop uniform standards for electric pedal scooters, monowheels and electric kick scooters starting in autumn this year.

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Jun 5, 2019 - 11:58 am

FEMA throws out fiery stats for cars

While a big deal is commonly made of any electric vehicle catching fire, often their combustion counterparts do not find that kind of attention to safety from the media and manufacturers. A comprehensive overview of how much of a danger vehicle combustion really poses to drivers has been missing from the conversation – until now.

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Oct 29, 2018 - 07:27 pm

Electric scooter so safe you may not need a helmet

German scootermaker Govecs is working on a scooter supposed to be so safe, drivers will not require a helmet. In order to receive approval from the authorities, Govecs has turned to BMW. The carmaker has a patent pending for such a safety technology and was open to a licensing agreement, says Govecs.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/10/07/rosenbauer-reveals-extinguisher-for-battery-fires/
07.10.2021 17:30