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Finland Man Blows Up His Tesla Car After Facing $22,000 Replacement Battery Bill

The Epoch Times

By Katabella Roberts

December 24, 2021 Updated: December 24, 2021


A man in Finland has blown up his Tesla vehicle with 66 pounds of dynamite in defiance over the cost of a new battery after he was faced with a $22,000 repair bill.

Tuomas Katainen, who lives in Jaala village in south Finland’s Kymenlaakso, exploded his 2012 Tesla Model S at a former quarry in a video uploaded to YouTube.

The Tesla S model 2012 cost around $57,400 to $77,400 when it was released.

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