[YesAuto New Energy] On May 18, a social platform revealed that a GAC New Energy Aion S (hereinafter referred to as Aion S) had spontaneously combusted in a parking lot near Yangtao Park, Tianhe District, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province. Judging from the body sticker, the car should belong to a local online car-hailing platform. The fire in the video was very fierce, and it affected an Audi sedan in a nearby parking space. At present, GAC New Energy is learning the specific circumstances of the incident, and the cause of the fire is still unclear.
Judging from the video posted by netizens on social platforms, the vehicle that spontaneously ignites is GAC New Energy's Aion S, and judging from the sticker on the body, the car should belong to an operating vehicle of an online car-hailing platform.
In the video, the vehicle is at a standstill, and there are no signs of charging piles and charging facilities around, and the spontaneous combustion location should be an ordinary roadside parking space or parking lot, not charging at a charging station. After the car smoked, an explosion occurred at the chassis in the middle and rear of the car, and then the car body caught fire in many places and the fire was so fierce that the Audi car in the parking lot next to it was also affected.
After the fire department sent police to rescue the fire, the fire has now been extinguished. Regarding the cause of the fire, GAC New Energy responded that it is learning the specific circumstances of the incident, and the specific cause is not clear.