Huge Embarrassment For Tata Motors: Tata Nexon Catches Fires In Mumbai, And This Is Alarming

Huge Embarrassment For Tata Motors: Tata Nexon Catches Fires In Mumbai, And This Is Alarming
Huge Embarrassment For Tata Motors: Tata Nexon Catches Fires In Mumbai, And This Is Alarming

Tata Nexon EV is the next electric automobile to catch fire in India. 

Till now, a lot of electric two-wheelers have already gone up in flames in India, which has given rise to a lot of doubts about their efficiency. 

Tata Nexon EV Catches Fire In Mumbai

A video is making the rounds of the internet, which shows an electric car on fire. This car is a Tata Nexon EV and the company has stated that an investigation is being initiated in the matter. 

In the video it can be seen that a Tata Nexon EV has caught fire at Vasai West. We can see that water is being thrown at it in sprays. Water can assist in preventing the spread of an electrical fire even though it is not the best agent to do so. Eventually, the fire was put out.

In a press statement, the company said, “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.”

The company has stated that it remains committed to the safety of its vehicles and customers. As per the company, this is the first time that such an incident has happened, after more than 30,000 EVs have collectively covered over 1 million km across the country in nearly 4 years.

Electric Two Wheelers Of Ola, Okinawa Catching Fire

As we all know, the owners of electrically powered two-wheelers are not happy with their experiences, what with the bikes catching fire. In recent weeks, scooters from Ola Electric, Pure EV, Okinawa Scooters, and Jitendra Electric Vehicles have been caught on fire. 

An Ola S1 pro electric scooter was on fire in Lohegaon, Pune.

At the beginning of April, a dealership in Balaghat near Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh belonging to Ghaziabad based e-Ashwa Automotive caught fire. The dealership sells a range of electric scooters and rickshaws.

40 electric scooters from Jitendra Electric Vehicles caught fire on April 11 after being loaded in a transport container in Nashik.

On March 28, the government pulled up an expert team to investigate the incidents. 

On April 7, it summoned the technical teams of Ola Electric and Okinawa Scooter for an explanation. It was then that Ola Electric Founder and CEO Bhavish Aggarwal said that the company may recall a few batches of electric scooters depending on the recommendations from probing agencies.

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  1. […] this is not the first instance of a Nexon EV catching fire that has been documented. Another incident of a Tata Nexon EV catching fire occurred in June of last year in Vasai, Maharashtr…. Tata Motors announced that it was looking into the incident after it went viral online, and the […]

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