Research related to fire suppression for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Electrical bus charging

Research

Australasian Bus & Coach

https://www.busnews.com.au/industry-news/1809/electric-bus-fire-safety-education-gets-big-push-in-europe

DETEC - Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy, and Communications

https://plus.empa.ch/images/2020-08-17_Brandversuch-Elektroauto/AGT_2018_006_EMob_RiskMin_Undergr_Infrastr_Final_Report_V1.0.pdf

EMPA - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

Risk minimization of electric vehicle fires in underground traffic infrastructures 

Research report

Video

FAA - Federal Aviation Administration

https://www.fire.tc.faa.gov/pdf/TC-13-53.pdf

Li-IonFire - Dafo Vehicle Fire Protection

https://cordis.europa.eu/article/id/413392-pioneering-system-to-greatly-reduce-risk-of-fire-in-electric-buses 

https://trimis.ec.europa.eu/project/automated-hev-and-ev-vehicle-fire-early-warning-and-suppression-system#tab-technologies

NFPA - National Fire Protection Association

https://www.nfpa.org/Training-and-Events/By-topic/Alternative-Fuel-Vehicle-Safety-Training

https://www.nfpa.org/-/media/Files/Training/AFV/Research/rfusnevsssummit.ashx

NHTSA - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

https://www.nhtsa.gov/sites/nhtsa.dot.gov/files/documents/12848-lithiumionsafetyhybrids_101217-v3-tag.pdf

National Transportation Safety Board

RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

https://www.vehiclefireresearch.com/publications/

https://www.ri.se/en/what-we-do/expertises/battery-fire-safety

 

Thermal incidents covered in media

KOMU

https://www.komu.com/news/columbia-electric-buses-under-investigation-after-bus-fire

Newsflare

https://www.newsflare.com/video/234049/crime-accidents/battery-fault-causes-electric-bus-to-explode-in-chinese-tunnel

The York Press

https://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/13353555.bus-fire-in-york-witnesses-tell-of-explosion-stonebow-re-opened-electric-fleet-to-remain-on-the-road/

WANTED in ROME

https://www.wantedinrome.com/news/rome-electric-bus-catches-fire-in-centre.html

WFMD

https://www.wfmd.com/2016/09/28/transit-looking-at-what-caused-electric-bus-fire/