Another Electronic vehicle caught fire in Mumbai recently. According to reports the most popular EV car Tata Nexon caught fire in Vasai West (near Panchvati hotel).
Soon after the incident Tata Motors issued a statement describing the incident as an isolated thermal incident and said they are carrying out a detailed probe on the matter.
“A detailed investigation is currently being conducted to ascertain the facts of the recent isolated thermal incident that is doing the rounds on social media. We will share a detailed response after our complete investigation. We remain committed to the safety of our vehicles and their users. This is a first incident after more than 30,000 EVs have cumulatively covered over 1 million km across the country in nearly 4 years,” it said in a statement.
Tata Nexon EV is the highest selling electric car in India. Tata Motors has sold around 30,000 cars since its launch. The viral video claims the car was being slow charged at the owner’s office.
After driving around 5 kilometers, the owner saw flashes of warnings on the dashboard to come out of the car.
“This is a first incident after more than 30,000 EVs have cumulatively covered over 1 million km across the country in nearly four years,” said the company.
Several EV makers, including Ola Electric, Pure EV, Jitendra EV Tech, Ather Energy and Okinawa, have launched separate probes after incidents of two wheelers catching fire emerged.