Tesla's active systems of safety are often discussed, but they may not be that different from some rival automakers'. , as well as other EV manufacturers, will argue electric cars are in general safer than gas-powered cars for a variety of reasons. You've likely heard that they burn down and run over kids all the time. Tesla must continue to get top scores in its crash tests if it wants to maintain the claim that they make the safest vehicles on earth. Tesla has officially announced that it is building a new lab for crash tests in Austin, Texas. It's not surprising that Tesla is building a new crash test lab in Austin, Texas.
Tesla not only crash tests their own cars, but also tracks and reports on the safety of EVs in real life. Most automakers don't do this. Clicking on the link Aaron posted takes you to Tesla Careers, where you can find a listing for "Engineering Tech, Passive Safety Crash Test Lab." We will update this story or publish a follow-up article if more information is available. Comment below to let us know your thoughts on this story.