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By Maraya King

EV (Electrical vehicle) fires less likely than ICE (Internal combustion engine) vehicles according to a new study done by Auto Insurance EZ, an insurance comparison site.

 

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According to the new study electric vehicles should be significantly less likely to catch fire.

 

 

Using National Traffic and Safety Board recall data along with statistics from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the study found there were only 25.1 fires per 100,000 electric vehicles sold. By comparison, there are 1529.9 fires per 100,000 ICE vehicles sold and 3474.5 fires per 100,000 hybrid vehicles sold.

The Hyundai Elantra was the most likely fire risk as 430,000 vehicles were recalled in 2020.

 

 

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