Plane Crashes Over Tesla Model X, Indian-Origin Owner Says Car "Saved" Them! . The cause of the explosion is still unknown.
The new cars won't quite match the Model 3 for speedy charging, but updates there allow for up to 200 kW charging on its new V3 Superchargers, and 145 kW on older V2 ones, enough to claim that recharging is up to 50 percent faster.
Previous incidents of Model S vehicles catching fire had apparently occurred whilst the vehicles were in motion.
Aftermath hopefully we will hear from Tesla what truly happened.
In a separate, unrelated incident, Tesla's rival in China, Nio, said in a social media post that an ES8 electric sport utility vehicle caught fire on Monday in a Nio service centre in the central city of Xian while under fix.
But Tesla is also grappling with a slowdown in the Chinese economy, which has already hit foreign brands including GM and Ford.
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The fire has raised many questions regarding the safety of the electric vehicle.
The updated Model S Long Range can travel 370 miles on a single charge, while the new Model X Long Range can keep going for 325 miles using the same 100kWh battery pack.
Unfortunately for Tesla, this isn't the first time one of its cars has caught fire out of nowhere. "We are actively contacting relevant departments and supporting the verification".
"In addition to adding range, power and torque increases significantly across all Model S and Model X variants, improving 0-60 miles per hour times for our Long Range and Standard Range models", notes Tesla in its blog post. No one was harmed and NIO is investigating.
The company now imports all the cars it sells in China, but it is in the process of building a factory in Shanghai that will manufacture Model 3 cars in the initial phase and help it minimize the impact of the trade war and tariffs.
The video has emerged just as Tesla determined to increase investment in China, the company's biggest overseas market. Tesla is also due to hold an investors' day on Monday focusing on autonomous driving.