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Tesla Takes Safety To The Next Level With New Patents & New Internal Crash Lab

October 17th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Tesla is looking for new ways to improve the crash structure with more robust "crash can" designs, according to a patent granted to the company this week. As defined in the patent, the crash can is the geometric structure of a vehicle designed to crumple in the event of a crash. Tesla defines a crash can as containing the following characteristics

EV Safety Benefits — Crumple Zones, Rollover Results, Vehicle Control

December 30th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

In this section of our report "The EV Safety Advantage," we roll through a handful of clear EV safety benefits, which help to explain electric cars' better performance in the case of accidents and subsequent insurance claims. We also throw in more safety ratings and charts

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