Musk and Tesla have faced a range of challenges over the past year as one of the leaders in electric vehicle technology sought to ramp up production, deliveries and sales of the Model 3 sedan seen as crucial to its long-term profitability. For now, there isn't a simple explanation as to why this happened, but Tesla has confirmed it is investigating to figure out what exactly went wrong. "From what we know now, no one was harmed", Tesla said in a statement. "Jeopardizing our safety in a moment's instant and the fact it ignited so quickly is something we will not tolerate".
Tesla's lithium-ion batteries have reportedly caught fire in at least five cases both as a result of a collision as well as when parked.
Easter Egg Hunt in Marietta uses helicopter
The Easter egg hunt is on Sunday, April 21, from 12pm-4pm at the Katikati Bird Gardens on 263 Walker Road East. On Saturday morning, the third annual Easter egg hunt brought out more than 100 children and parents.
There are no known casualties at this time, the electric vehicle company said in a Chinese-language post on Weibo, China's version of Twitter. For now, Tesla has had to rely on exporting its cars to China, though it is in the midst of building its first overseas plant in Shanghai in the hope of minimizing the impact of tariffs.
After the incident with a Model X catching fire for the second time in Pittsburgh last week and the apparent explosion of the Crew Dragon during a fire test in Cape Canaveral over the weekend, news a Model S spontaneously combusting in a Shanghai parking lot surfaced on the Internet this weekend.
Tiger attacks and mauls zookeeper in Topeka, Kansas
After about 10 minutes other staff members were able to lure the tiger into an indoor pen using its food ration, Mr Wiley said. The site reports that Shawnee County Dispatch were called just after 9.30am local time following reports of a tiger attack.
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But Tesla is also grappling with a slowdown in the Chinese economy, which has already hit foreign brands including GM and Ford.
Famed Director & Screenwriter John Singleton Hospitalized After Suffering A Stroke
Movie director Guillermo del Toro, a two-time Academy Award victor , wrote on Twitter , "Get well, John Singleton! ". Author Neil deGrasse Tyson and actor Omar Epps have been among those tweeting wishes Saturday for a quick recovery.
It also has to contend with heavy competition from Chinese players, such as BYD and NIO.