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Firing up battery safety Lithium ion batteries are used in millions of electronic devices, such as laptops, smartphones and electric cars, but they are potentially hazardous. Under certain circumstances, they can catch fire – in 2013 an entire fleet of aircraft was grounded after their batteries overheated. Now researchers from the US and China have developed an early warning system to prevent such accidents.

from Reuters

Mazda recalls 70,000 cars in the U.S.

Mazda Motor Corp will recall about 70,000 of its RX-8 sports cars from model years 2004 to 2008 in the United States because of an issue with fuel pump sealing rings that may leak and catch fire, U.S. safety regulators said on Tuesday.

from GhanaStar

Forget Samsung; Now Apple IPhone 7 Catches Fire In Man’s Car

from Mail Online

Hero BA pilot had already cheated death once before

Firefighters stand atop a ladder next to the doors of the plane after the fire had been put out. The Boeing 777 has one of the best safety records of any commercial airline in the world

Hartwell are excited to announce the arrival of MG to Hartwell Grimsby! The MG Car Company Limited was a former British sports car manufacturer founded in the by Cecil Kimber. Best known for its two-seat open sports cars, MG also produced saloons and |

Yet another Audi Q7 catches fire in India, no one injured | RushLane Indian Cars Bikes News Reviews & Photos

from Naval Open Source INTelligence

Indonesian fighter jet catches fire on runway, pilot jumps to safety

An Indonesian fighter jet caught fire just before take-off on Thursday, prompting the pilot to jump to safety as flames and thick smoke engulfed the plane, officials said.