As the transition to electric vehicles accelerates, a new study by strongly suggests EV’s are significantly less likely to catch fire than their gas or hybrid counterparts based on data collected from the National Transportation Safety Board and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
Of note, Hybrid vehicles had the highest rate (0.034745%) of catching on fire when compared to gas (0.015299%) or electric vehicles (0.000251%).
Within the EV classification, there were two vehicles recalled, the Hyundai Kona and the Chevrolet Bolt EV.
This is great news if you already drive an electric vehicle and an additional factor to consider when it’s time to purchase your next vehicle. When it’s time to get your EV charger installed, please give us a call at 206-706-1931 or fill out our contact form and tell us a little about your project and get a free quote.