Sgt. Maj. Buzzkill
- Feb 1, 2008
- Kiel/Wherever, Germany
According to data from Sweden and Finland, who have one of the highest rates of EV adoption, BEVs are about 20x less likely to catch fire than ICE vehicles. The number of BEV fires has remained pretty much constant despite wider adoption and more of them on the road (meaning the rate of BEV fire is actually dropping).I’m not concerned about BEVs catching fire by themselves more regularly than ICE cars, but as They become more common the chances of them being involved in any fire goes up.
House fires with a BEV in an integrated garage are going to essentially be impossible to out. A big car park building with multiple BEVs? No chance.