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An electric bus in China caught fire and set the whole row of buses ablaze

Such cases with EVs catching fire are not rare
An electric bus in China caught fire and set the whole row of buses ablaze 61

An electric bus caught fire without any external influence at 6:27am in Baise City, Guangxi, China.

The fire spread very quickly due to wind and ended up burning down the whole row of similar electric buses parked nearby.

An electric bus in China caught fire and set the whole row of buses ablaze 62
Other buses catching fire.

Fortunately, all the buses were empty, there is no data on the victims.

Electric vehicles have risen in popularity significantly as the number of combustion cases is significantly lower than gas-powered vehicles.

Battery manufacturers are trying to keep up with the technology to make their batteries as reliable and safe as possible.

Wilfred Tan
Former journalist cum editor. I lead the content creation process at News Asia Today. From the awesome country of Malaysia.