Safety group documents 57 serious incidents worldwide this year that injured 97 people and killed eight

Almost 100 people have been injured and more than 50 fires started by electric bikes, e-scooters, e-skateboards and hoverboards in less than three months, according to global figures from an Australian research group.

EV FireSafe, which monitors electric vehicle risks, released the data on Tuesday after an e-bike explosion in New South Wales forced one man to jump from a second-storey window to escape a blaze that started in his garage.

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