Crashed EVs

BMW i8 Crash

Wrecked BMW i8

Recently, a BMW i8 in Crystal White Pearl was involved in a serious crash on the German Autobahn. The accident took place on A72 highway between Chemnitz and Stollberg, as another driver unexpectedly came from the right lane to overtake a third vehicle. The driver of the BMW i8 could…

4 weeks ago by Inside EVs Staff 25

Frontal Crash

BMW i3 REx CESVIMAP Crash Test – Videos

Description for BMW i3 REx crash-test video above: “The test reproduces the rear effect of an impact on the rear of a vehicle at moderate speed. For this, a mobile barrier hits the vehicle under study, at a speed between 15 and 16 km / h in 40% of his…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 5

Wrecked Tesla

Tesla Model S Slams Into Mazda 6

In Nanjing, China, during a Tesla Model S test drive (official or unofficial, we’re not sure), the electric car collided violently with a Mazda 6. Specific details are very sparse, but we do know that all of the occupants in the Model S are okay.  There’s no word at this…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 26

Bicyclist Collides With Nissan LEAF

Bicyclist Collides With Nissan LEAF – Video

“Bicycle runs a red light at S 9th Street and Snyder Avenue in Philadelphia PA, then gets hit by a Nissan LEAF.” States the video description. These bicycle/car incidents are all too common, which makes a vehicle’s pedestrian safety score all the more important. The LEAF scores 65% in pedestrian…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 33

BMW i8 Gets Wrecked

BMW i8 Crashes In Turkey – Video

Details are scarce: “Reportedly, the driver had rammed into cars during a bumper to bumper traffic in the city. However, as claimed, only fender is wrecked and no more damages reported. As seen the owner too escaped unhurt and had called the towing service to get that hybrid supercar towed…

4 months ago by Electric CarsTV 1

Kia Soul EV Crash Image

Kia Soul EV Gets 4-Star Euro NCAP Safety Rating

The Kia Soul EV was recently tested by Euro NCAP. Soul EV received an overall crash/safety rating of 4 stars (out of a total of 5 stars). The 4-star rating puts it equal with the BMW i3, but below several other 5-star-rated electric cars. Link to electric/hybrids tested by Euro…

6 months ago by Eric Loveday 4