Tata Nexon Electic Catches Fire In Mumbai; Here’s What The Company Has To Say About The Mishap


Tata Nexon EV the electric car from Tata Motors has caught fire in Mumbai and the video of the fire incident is viral on the internet now. This raises a lot of questions about the EV sector and the batteries used in the newly launched EVs. The company has proactively released a statement regarding the unfortunate event. According to the reports, the incident took place in Vasai West, let’s have a look at what the company has to say about the incident.

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It has been reported that the fire was extinguished instantly and there is no report of injuries or casualties. The image and video circulated on the web revealed that the rear part of the car was affected by the fire whereas, the font didn’t seem to be affected. Nexon EV is one of the best-selling e-cars from the company since 2020 and this is the first-ever fire incident for the EV.

“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 100 million km across the country in nearly 4 years,” BGR India quoted the official statement.

Making a remark on the fire incident Ola Electric founder and CEO Bhavish Aggarwal shared a tweet stating, “EV fires will happen. Happens in all global products too. EV fires are much less frequent than ICE (internal combustion engine) fires.”

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Tata Nexon EV claims to offer a range of 400 km in one single charge and the company has so far delivered 30,000 EVs. According to the reports, Tata is selling 2500-3000 cars every month, it would be interesting to know the reason why only this unit caught fire and what was the issue.

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