Tata Nexon: For the past few months, reports of frequent fires or explosions in electric vehicles (EVs) have left customers worried. Electric scooters were in the news till now, but now the news of a fire in Tata’s Nexon EV has put electric four-wheelers in the dock. The incident is from Mumbai, Maharashtra, where a Tata Nexon EV caught fire. The video of this incident is also becoming fiercely viral on social media. The company has also issued a statement trusting the investigation of the incident.
Last Tuesday, a Tata Nexon EV went up in flames in Mumbai. The incident took everyone by surprise, as along with this, electric four-wheelers have also come under suspicion in terms of safety. The video of the incident is also going viral on social media.
In the viral video, a white-colored Tata Nexon EV is seen parked outside a restaurant in the West Vasai area of Mumbai. In the video, firefighters are seen trying to douse the fire. The good thing is that no one was hurt in this incident.
Following this, Tata Motors on Wednesday issued a statement assuring an investigation into the cause of the fire at Nexon Electric. “A detailed investigation is being conducted to ascertain the facts of a recent fire incident. We will share the detailed response after our thorough investigation,” the carmaker said.
The company further added, “We are committed to the safety of our vehicles and their users. This is the first such incident after more than 30,000 EVs have covered a total distance of over 100 million km in almost 4 years across the country. Is.”
Tata Nexon EV price in India starts from ₹ 14.79 Lakh (ex-showroom). It is the best-selling electric car in India. The car gets a lithium-ion battery pack of 30.2kWh capacity. Thanks to this, the car offers an ARAI-certified driving range of 312 km. At the same time, when its battery pack is charged with a DC fast charger, it can charge 0-80% in 60 minutes. It gets charged 20-100% in 8 hours through a common charger.