Not as good as after summer, this is a car self-ignition period. However, new energy vehicles, due to the existence of battery packs, the occurrence of spontaneous combustion, but also more likely to attract consumer concern. However, a BMW 3-series new energy car in the Czech Republic is worse than the average vehicle, just experienced the fire, it turned into a blister ingenuity, the loss of heavy losses. According tomedia reports, a brand-new BMW 330e new energy car, in the Czech capital Prague, a 4S store charging a self-ignition occurred.
According to people present, the vehicle is charging a spontaneous combustion situation, and the fire is located at the bottom of the vehicle. The local fire department reached the scene and put out the open fire with a fire extinguisher.
They then moved the vehicle to an open area for cooling-off. At the same time, they mobilized a water truck, a box vehicle and a crane.
In order to completely avoid the risk of the vehicle to catch fire again, firefighters directly suspended the vehicle into the water truck compartment, this 3-series car was completely soaked in water, identity also from the previous fire car seconds into blisters.
According to BMW officials, the BMW 330e is a plug-in hybrid vehicle, equipped with a maximum power of 136 kW (about 185 hp) 2.0T engine and a maximum power of 50 kW (about 68 hp), the battery pack is three-yuan lithium battery, capacity 12 kWh, pure electric battery range of about 65 kilometers.
According to participants, the accident damage dismayed about 2 million kronor (about 600,000 yuan). Czech fire department told the media that the cause of the fire is under investigation, the next will meet with BMW personnel to agree on the next steps.
BMW officials have yet to respond to a request for comment.