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Nissan LEAF battery destroyed but still working (video)

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Some people believe that lithium-ion batteries are not as safe as manufacturers claim. The folks at Autoblog Green discovered a video of a brutally tortured Nissan LEAF battery that should put their fears to rest.

Electric cars don't just automatically catch fire after crashing, and their batteries can withstand some major impacts and abuse, even preserving their charge!