burst into flames and nearly took his house down with it.
...The Karma is not the only electric car that has a habit of going up in smoke. GM suspended productions of the $40,000 Chevy Volt after low demand and several car fires caused a scandal for the automaker. A recent run of electric vehicle fires has put firefighters on alert and departments have had to provide special training to avoid electrocution.
...Fisker acquired a $529 million taxpayer-funded loan with the help of Democratic law firms to build the car, but has struggled in recent months, laying off employees and shuttering factories.
First responders have to be extra-cautious with electric vehicles because, and I quote, "High-voltage batteries that operate the vehicle systems carry enough juice to kill or severely injure a rescuer who incorrectly cuts a cable."
Good work, Democrats!
Hat tip: BadBlue News.