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You Can Get Your Hand Stuck In A Model S… sort of

When you are managing editor of one of the largest car websites in the world — a site which gets to drive, gawk at, and play with a Tesla Model S — and you get a bit bored, you start to come up with some rather weird ideas for what you can test on the car. At least, that’s what I’ve gathered from the latest Tesla Model S “test” from Donna DeRosa, the Managing Editor of Edmunds.com.

Donna decided to see if the mechanical door handles on the Model S, which automatically slip back into alignment with the car body a short time after you are done using them, could pin your hand and trap you in a way only a thriller or action film director would like.

Indeed, if you leave your hand between the handle and the car for about 40 seconds, your hand could get a little stuck. Though, it doesn’t actually look too difficult to pull it out. See for yourself in this ridiculous video that makes me want to do a face-palm:

 
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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, SCTY, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB. After years of covering solar and EVs, he simply had a lot of faith in these companies and felt like they were good companies to invest in as a portion of his retirement strategy. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.

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