Probably a battery fire. Not too early for the guy in the cheap seat to speculate.
Car carrier insurance going up:
Ship being towed to Bahamas:
Lithium ion battery fire extinquishing is challenging as NTSB ( National Transportation Safety Board) warned in January of 2021 …
- The carmaker stopped production in response to one vehicle catching fire during a pre-delivery quality inspection in a company holding lot in Dearborn, Michigan, on February 4.
Due to production process deviations at the supplier, the cathode aluminum
tabs may contact the anode electrode material causing an internal short circuit
when the high voltage battery cells are at a high state of charge.
This is noteworthy for rioters in Paris: self-burning cars! - making their jobs easier.
500 of the 3000 were EVs: