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  1. Fireproof Li Batteries?

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    FWIW: "The innovation promises to prevent the type of fires that occurred in Boeing's 787 Dreamliner airplane, whose advanced battery system was prone to...
  2. Mitsubishi Car Battery Catches Fire

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    This was reported 15 minutes ago: Those of you who have been waiting for the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV may wish to reconsider and purchase a Volt now. The Volt remains the best...
  3. Help petition Edmunds to post correct Volt info

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    So I just noticed some verbal sludge (I'm calling it that because it's such an OLD error) at the bottom of an article on the page about the Volt, and here's what I sent them. (see below). I think if they get several emails they will be more likely to update their incorrect info. So...
  4. August '12 Issue of Popular Mechanics: "Volt Vindicated"

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    In the "Car Clinic" section of the latest issue of Popular Mechanics, there is an article that nicely summarizes- and helps put to rest- the whole Volt "battery fire" myth. It is framed as if someone is considering buying a Volt but questioning whether they should be concerned as, "...the news...