Man Takes his Electric Car to a Village & Blows it up with Dynamite after Hearing Repairs Cost GHc136,484

Man Takes his Electric Car to a Village & Blows it up with Dynamite after Hearing Repairs Cost GHc136,484

  • A displeased Tesla electric car owner, Tuomas Katainen, took his whip to a village and completely destroyed it with a 30kg dynamite
  • Tuomas action came after he was informed that fixing a battery issue will cost him a whopping €20,000 (GHc136,484)
  • In expressing his displeasure at the development, the man placed an effigy of Tesla CEO Elon Musk inside the car with a helmet as he destroyed it

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In a bizarre way of showing displeasure over Tesla's aftersales service, a man destroyed his electric car using a 30kg dynamite.

Times Now News reports that the car owner identified as Tuomas Katainen carried out the demolition of his car in Jaala, an ice-covered village in the Kymenlaakso region of Finland.

Video shows moment man took his electric car to a village and blew it up after he learnt repairs cost N9.3m
He blew it up with a 30kg dynamite Photo Credit: Screengrabs from YouTube video by Pommijatkat
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Why he actually destroyed the car?

Tuomas displeasure is owing to the amount of repairing his faulty car cost. The Finnish had taken the car to a Tesla service centre to get it fixed after it developed multiple error codes in the instrument's cluster.

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To his surprise, he would be told after the car had spent a month at the service centre that the repairs would be incomplete if the whip's entire battery pack isn't fixed and that getting the battery changed will cost €20,000 (N9.3 million).

His matter was made worse because the car's warranty had expired given that it was 8 years old.

This consequently informed his decision to destroy the car.

He had the demolition recorded

Tuomas ensured the demolition exercise was recorded and made a mockery of Tesla CEO and the world richest man Elon Musk by placing an effigy of him inside the car before it was destroyed.

A video capturing the demolition was shared on YouTube by Pommijatkat.

"It would cost me at least 20,000 Euros. So, I told them I am coming to pick up my car. And now I am going to explode the whole car away because apparently there was no guarantee or anything," Tuomas said in the video as the car was being set up for demolition.

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Man destroys best friend's car and gifts him new one

Meanwhile, previously reported that a man had destroyed his best friend's car and gifted him a new one.

The man identified as Fredo stormed the abode of his unsuspecting best friend and got him to agree to be blindfolded for a surprise.

His best friend innocently consented only to remove the blindfold to find out that Fredo had wrecked his car badly.

A video capturing the act showed Fredo first throwing a big hammer over the car's windscreen before going ahead to smash other parts of the car with a fridge.


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