Accidents

GM says one worker killed, four hospitalized in metal plant explosion

4:58 pm U.S. ET | July 1, 2014
General Motors said one person died and four people were hospitalized Tuesday after a chemical explosion at a factory near Fort Wayne, Ind....
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Deaths on Europe's roads halve in a decade, report says

April 29, 2014 12:59 CET
Deaths involving car drivers or passengers on Europe's roads have halved over the last decade, but campaigners say tougher laws could prevent many more people from dying needlessly....
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GM ignition defect recall extended to include Opel GT

Feb. 27, 2014 12:37 CET
GM extended a recall over an ignition-switch defect to the Opel GT roadster. U.S. regulators are investigating why GM took years to recall 1.6 million cars over the defect linked to 13 deaths in crashes....
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Tata Motors Managing Director Slym dies after Bangkok hotel fall

Jan. 26, 2014 15:19 CET
Tata Motors Managing Director Karl Slym died after falling from a high floor in a Bangkok hotel. The Englishman, who joined Tata in 2012 after a 17-year stint at GM, was in Bangkok for a Tata Motors Thailand board meeting....
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Minicars fare worst in U.S. frontal crash test, report says

Jan. 22, 2014 10:49 CET
Minicars such as the Fiat 500 and Honda Fit performed worse than any other vehicle segment in a U.S. frontal crash test that mimics what happens when a car hits another vehicle, utility pole or tree....
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Tesla says 3 workers hurt in industrial accident at U.S. plant

Nov. 14, 2013 06:01 CET
Tesla says three employees at its California plant that builds electric Model S sedans were injured by hot metal from a casting press during an industrial accident....
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Tesla says Model S driver unhurt in Mexico crash and blaze

5:47 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 28, 2013
Tesla Motors said a customer was unhurt in a crash and fire this month in Mexico in which a Model S struck a concrete barrier....
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Errant EV turns out the lights in Tennessee

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2013
Tesla's battery-powered Model S uses a lot of juice, but that's not why one of the high-performance sedans caused an energy crisis in Tennessee last week....
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