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2012-11-01 Science & Technology
16 Fisker Karmas Caught Fire During The Hurricane
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Posted by Au Auric 2012-11-01 07:29|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [299 views ]  Top

#1 So we'll have to pay for them twice? More jobs for Finns.
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2012-11-01 09:51||   2012-11-01 09:51|| Front Page Top

#2 I don't like the concept of battery electric and flooding. Esp. salt water.

It's just asking for instant explosive discharge.
Posted by Water Modem 2012-11-01 11:55||   2012-11-01 11:55|| Front Page Top

#3 @Water Modem:

yeah..but...um...see...clean....um....oil is bad and...um...RACIST!!!

Orion
Posted by Orion  2012-11-01 14:13||   2012-11-01 14:13|| Front Page Top

#4 Not knowing the details of the construction, could it be a magnesium/other metal fire?

One more thing for responders to consider (new metal alloys in roll cage being too tough for most cutting tools another).
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-11-01 14:30||   2012-11-01 14:30|| Front Page Top

#5 That'll be an interesting conversation with the insurance company.

"Look, I've got 1.6 mil worth of burned-out electric cars here, and I don't want to hear 'act of God'..."
Posted by mojo 2012-11-01 15:46||   2012-11-01 15:46|| Front Page Top

#6 Auto insurance doesn't cover flood? Well my car burst into flames. That's the ticket. Certainly my insurance covers that, right?
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-11-01 20:24||   2012-11-01 20:24|| Front Page Top

#7 My auto insurance covered flood when my auto flooded back in 1995.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-11-01 20:44||   2012-11-01 20:44|| Front Page Top

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