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Numbers Don’t Lie

When a Tesla catches fire, it makes national news. The media loves to hype all the bad news it can make up about Tesla. But the truth is that out of 215,636 car fires, only 52 were electric vehicles. All the rest were gas vehicles (and hybrids are gas vehicles). 

You say that there aren’t as many Electric Vehicles (EVs) as gas cars so the comparison isn’t fair? Well, the Fires per 100K vehicles shows that a gas car is 60 times as likely to catch fire as an EV.