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Tesla Beefs Up Model S Bellies With Titanium Plating, NHTSA Gets Off Its Back

Tesla Beefs Up Model S Bellies With Titanium Plating, NHTSA Gets Off Its Back
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Description: In the words of Smokey the Bear, “Only [titanium plating] can prevent [electric-car battery] fires.” To that end, Tesla has added three underbody plates to all new Model S sedans to prevent its floor-mounted battery pack from rupturing during a crash or an impact with road debris. The move comes after the media blew up over two cars catching fire last fall under such circumstances, and it wraps up arguably the most challenging threat to Tesla’s image to date. Technically, just one of th

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