Watch a VW ID.3 get smashed up in the name of safety

When electric cars started to become popular many people were concerned about the safety of driving whilst sat atop high-voltage batteries. They needn’t have worried, though, because modern cars EV or not are pretty well-equipped to handle impacts. It’s also worth noting that while EVs might contain lots of potentially dangerous electronics, there are safety systems in place to prevent these circuits from causing a danger to people. All high voltage lines are sheathed in bright orange cable housing too. If you’ve ever looked under an EV and seen orange cables, that’s why; it’s best not to mess around with… This story continues at The Next Web

Watch a VW ID.3 get smashed up in the name of safety

When electric cars started to become popular many people were concerned about the safety of driving whilst sat atop high-voltage batteries. They needn’t have worried, though, because modern cars EV or not are pretty well-equipped to handle impacts. It’s also worth noting that while EVs might contain lots of potentially dangerous electronics, there are safety systems in place to prevent these circuits from causing a danger to people. All high voltage lines are sheathed in bright orange cable housing too. If you’ve ever looked under an EV and seen orange cables, that’s why; it’s best not to mess around with…

This story continues at The Next Web