Latest in the series of incidents in which electric vehicles are caught fire in the country, Tata’s motor’s Nexon got fire in Mumbai. Several incidents were reported in the past months in which electric two-wheelers were caught fire in which a few lives were lost too.
Responding to the incident that has been widely shared on social media, Tata Motors in a statement 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. We remain committed to the safety of our vehicles and their users.” The company asserted, ”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,” the company further said.