BATTERIES - Nissan LEAF battery survives screwdriver stabbing and blowtorch attack! (video)

It's not exactly done with a NTHSA-approved methodology - don't try this at home, kids! - but this real-world torture test of a Nissan LEAF battery cell shows just how much abuse these things can take without much happening ...

http://www.treehugger.com/cars/nissan-leaf-battery-survives-screwdrive