Fire Risk from E-Scooter, Electric Car Batteries are Top Priority for Product Safety Watchdog as Incidents Rise

The increasing popularity of e-scooters and electric cars has brought a new challenge to the forefront of product safety: the risk of battery fires. As incidents involving lithium-ion batteries rise, product safety watchdogs worldwide are prioritizing measures to mitigate these risks and ensure consumer safety. In Australia, the focus is intensifying as more people embrace electric mobility solutions, from e-scooters to hoverboards.

At Australia Hoverboard, we take pride in being an Australian-owned business and the oldest in the industry, dedicated to providing top-quality electric mobility solutions. With our deep-rooted expertise and commitment to excellence, we offer a one-year local warranty on all our products, ensuring you receive the best after-sales support. Our local service center is always ready to assist, providing you with peace of mind and prompt service whenever you need it. Choose Hoverboard Galore for reliable, safe, and innovative electric transportation.

The Rising Concern

Lithium-ion batteries power a wide range of electric vehicles, including e-scooters, electric cars, and hoverboards. These batteries are known for their efficiency and ability to store significant amounts of energy, which makes them ideal for modern transportation needs. However, they also pose a fire risk if not properly manufactured, used, or maintained. Incidents of battery fires can occur due to several reasons, including manufacturing defects, damage to the battery, or improper charging practices.

In recent months, there have been numerous reports of e-scooters and electric cars catching fire, prompting safety watchdogs to take urgent action. These incidents not only pose a direct threat to users but also raise concerns about the broader implications for public safety.

Product Safety Measures

Product safety authorities are now prioritizing the following measures to address the fire risk associated with lithium-ion batteries:

  1. Stringent Testing and Certification: Manufacturers must ensure that their products undergo rigorous testing to meet safety standards. This includes stress tests, thermal tests, and impact tests to simulate real-world conditions.
  2. Enhanced Consumer Education: Users need to be informed about the correct usage and maintenance of their electric vehicles. This includes guidelines on safe charging practices, proper storage, and what to do in case of a battery malfunction.
  3. Recall and Replacement Programs: In cases where products are found to have defective batteries, prompt recall and replacement programs are essential to prevent potential incidents.
  4. Research and Development: Ongoing research into safer battery technologies is crucial. Innovations in battery chemistry and design can help reduce the risk of fires and improve overall safety.

Australia Hoverboard’s Commitment to Safety

At Hoverboard Galore, we are committed to providing our customers with the safest and most reliable electric mobility solutions. Our products, including e-scooters and hoverboards, are designed with the highest safety standards in mind. Here are some key features that set our products apart:

  1. High-Quality Batteries: Our e-scooters and hoverboards are equipped with high-quality lithium-ion batteries that undergo extensive testing to ensure safety and reliability.
  2. Smart Battery Management System (BMS): Our products feature advanced BMS technology that monitors the health of the battery, preventing overcharging, overheating, and other potential hazards.
  3. Durable Construction: Built with robust materials, our electric vehicles are designed to withstand daily wear and tear, reducing the risk of damage that could lead to battery fires.
  4. User Education: We provide comprehensive user manuals and safety guides to educate our customers on the best practices for using and maintaining their e-scooters and hoverboards.

Featured Products

OFF-Road Hoverboard

Experience the thrill of off-road adventures with the Off Road Hoverboard NS8. Designed for rugged terrains and built to last, this powerful hoverboard is perfect for thrill-seekers and outdoor enthusiasts. With its robust construction, powerful motor, and advanced features, the NS8 is your ultimate companion for exploring the great outdoors.

Key Features

  • Powerful Motor:

The Off Road Hoverboard NS8 is equipped with a high-performance motor that delivers exceptional power and speed. Whether you’re climbing hills or cruising on flat surfaces, this hoverboard ensures a smooth and exhilarating ride every time.

  • All-Terrain Tyres: 

Navigate through dirt paths, gravel, grass, and more with ease, thanks to the NS8’s durable all-terrain tyres. These rugged tyres provide superior traction and stability, allowing you to tackle any terrain with confidence.

  • Bluetooth Connectivity: 

Stay connected and entertained on your rides with the NS8’s built-in Bluetooth speakers. Pair your hoverboard with your smartphone to play your favorite music and make every adventure more enjoyable.

  • Smart Battery Management: 

Safety is a top priority with the Off Road Hoverboard NS8. The advanced Smart Battery Management System (BMS) monitors battery health, preventing overcharging, overheating, and other potential hazards. Enjoy peace of mind knowing your hoverboard is designed to keep you safe.

  • Durable Construction:

Built to withstand the rigors of off-road riding, the NS8 features a robust frame and high-quality materials. Its durable construction ensures longevity and reliability, making it a valuable investment for your outdoor escapades.

  • User-Friendly Design: 

The NS8 is designed with user convenience in mind. Its intuitive controls and ergonomic design make it easy to ride, even for beginners. Plus, the hoverboard’s sleek and stylish appearance makes it a standout choice for riders of all ages.

Ready to take your off-road adventures to the next level? The Off Road Hoverboard NS8 is available now at Hoverboard Galore. Embrace the excitement of off-road riding and discover a new way to explore the world around you.

ESA Pro Elite Electric Scooter

For those who seek the ultimate in electric scooter technology, the ESA Pro Elite Electric Scooter delivers exceptional performance, cutting-edge features, and unparalleled safety.

Key Features:

  • Extended Range Battery: 

With an extended-range lithium-ion battery, the ESA Pro Elite allows you to travel up to 30 kilometers on a single charge.

  • Advanced Battery Management System (BMS): 

The BMS continuously monitors battery health, providing protection against overcharging, overheating, and potential hazards.

  • Premium Build Quality: 

Constructed with high-grade materials, the ESA Pro Elite is designed to endure the rigours of daily use while maintaining superior ride quality.

  • High-Power Motor: 

The 350W motor offers impressive torque and speed, making it easy to navigate steep inclines and challenging terrain.

  • Comprehensive LED Display: 

The large LED display provides real-time information on speed, battery status, and riding mode for a fully informed riding experience.

  • Enhanced Safety Lighting: 

Powerful front and rear LED lights, along with side reflectors, ensure maximum visibility in low-light conditions.

  • Innovative Folding Mechanism: 

The ESA Pro Elite’s innovative folding mechanism makes it easy to store and transport, perfect for urban commuters.

Experience the best in electric scooter innovation with the ESA Pro Elite Electric Scooter. 


As the popularity of e-scooters and electric cars continues to grow, so does the responsibility to ensure their safety. At Australia Hoverboard, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the safest and most reliable products on the market. By prioritizing battery safety and adhering to stringent testing standards, we aim to offer peace of mind to our users while they enjoy the benefits of electric mobility.

Stay safe, stay informed, and ride with confidence with Hoverboard Galore.

For more information about our products and safety features, visit Hoverboard Galore.

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