Well, to be fair, not all that many of Tesla’s cars are catching on fire, but every time one does catch on fire it blows up on the news. Only three cars have caught on fire in the last few weeks but that was a enough to have a huge impact on Tesla’s stock.
It seems that there has been a lot of press concerning the all-electric Tesla automobiles. They have been catching fire at an alarming rate, or so it seems. We have the Internet so every single point of information you could possibly want to know is instantly available, and the news media certainly knows how to use it effectively to ensure everyone knows.