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Tata Motors Nexon EV catches fire in Mumbai, probe on

In the electric two-wheeler segment there have been many incidents of vehicles catching fire in the recent past
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Our Bureau, PTI   |   New Delhi   |   Published 23.06.22, 03:17 PM

Tata Motors on Thursday said it is investigating the incident of a Nexon electric vehicle catching fire in Mumbai.

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."

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Further, it said, "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."

In the electric two-wheeler segment there have been many incidents of vehicles catching fire in the recent past.

Electric two-wheeler makers such as Ola Electric, Okinawa Autotech and PureEV had recalled their scooters in the wake of separate fire incidents.

The fire incidents had prompted the government to form a panel to examine and had warned companies of penalties if they were found to be negligent.



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