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Former Tesla employee's tweets show allegedly flawed batteries (update)

Mariella Moon
Former Tesla employee's tweets show allegedly flawed batteries (update)

The employee Tesla is suing for theft of proprietary information has tweeted photos and other details, perhaps in an attempt to back up some of the claims he made against the automaker. Two of the photos Martin Tripp has tweeted out show what he says is a damaged* battery module used in Model 3 vehicles before and after it was "reworked." Tripp has also released a lengthy list of Vehicle Identity Numbers. A Tesla spokesperson told Engadget that those claims aren't true at all and that it has never used punctured cells in any Model 3 vehicles.