11 Comments You Need To See About The Tesla Model S Catching Fire

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First off, Tesla (TSLA) has been one of the hottest stocks of the year. And we mean that from both a price and also a social volume perspective. The other day we published this piece on Tesla where we mentioned it gaining a notoriety similar to Apple. However, the other day a video surfaced of a Tesla Model S on fire and here are 12 comments you need to see about it:

1.) First, a cool chart that shows the intraday action of Tesla’s stock falling like a waterfall after the video of the Tesla Model S catching fire went viral:

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2.) Then a thorough conversation started about the video:

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3.) One of the bigger concerns is that the fire had something to do with Tesla’s electric battery:

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4.) We were reminded that the battery does span the entire length of the car:

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5.) At one point there were over 300 messages in 20 minutes. In a Ron Burgundy like manner, this comment was shared:

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6.) Tesla was down more than 7%. The stock has been on such a run this was an abnormal moment:

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7.) A large number of Tesla shares are short. Would you be surprised if:

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8.) Everyone was reminded what the hood looks like on a Tesla Model S — no battery there:

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9.)  Eventually Tesla made an official announcement:

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10.) And they also said:

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11.) Many were impressed with Tesla’s PR department and the swiftness by which they acted:

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What do you think of the whole situation? Let us know on the StockTwits Tesla Stream.

 

 

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