Saturday, April 19, 2014
My Account  | Login
Nashua;31.0;;2014-04-19 07:58:13
Sunday, November 4, 2012

New technology brings surprises, like cars that burn in a seawater flood

Officials are puzzling over why 17 plug-in hybrids - 16 super-expensive Fisker Karmas and a Prius - burned at a New Jersey port after being flooded by Hurricane Sandy. Presumably the seawater made odd connections throughout the battery, but nobody's quite sure. Here's an item from Yahoo Auto.

It's just a reminder that new technology always carries surprises - not always good ones.