Many of the new generation of EVs weigh upward of 6,000 pounds in part due to excessively heavy lithium-ion batteries. An expert explores how all that extra weight poses new dangers for the nation’s motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians while offering solutions as well.
Tesla’s Unexpected Braking is Latest Subject of NHTSA Safety Probe
On the heels of two recent safety investigations, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating Tesla once again. This time an estimated 416,000 Tesla Model 3s and Model Ys may be affected by “phantom braking.”