Tesla http://www.kplu.org en Tesla CEO Says Fire Caused by Impaled Battery http://www.kplu.org/post/tesla-ceo-says-fire-caused-impaled-battery <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px;">The CEO of electric car company Tesla says a battery that caught fire in a Tesla vehicle was apparently impaled by a metal object.</span></p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><p>Elon Musk wrote in a blog post Friday that fires are more common in conventional gas-powered vehicles. It&#39;s safer to power a car with a battery, Musk wrote.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 20:32:51 +0000 The Associated Press 10281 at http://www.kplu.org Tesla CEO Says Fire Caused by Impaled Battery