June 28, 2019 / 8:53 AM / 4 months ago

Tesla said single battery module caused car fire in Shanghai

BEIJING, June 28 (Reuters) - Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday that it has found no systematic flaws in its vehicles following investigation of a vehicle that caught fire in Shanghai.

The company said in a statement posted on social media Weibo that according to a preliminary investigation, the incident in Shanghai was caused by single battery module.

A parked Model S caught fire in Shanghai in April. (Reporting by Yilei Sun and Brenda Goh; Editing by Himani Sarkar)

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