Tata Nexon Electric car catches fire, runs 312 KM in single charge, watch video


For the past few months, the frequent reports of fire or blast in electric vehicles (EVs) have left consumers worried. Till now the talk was about electric scooters, but now the news of Tata’s Nexon EV catching fire has put electric four-wheelers in the dock as well. The incident is from Mumbai, Maharashtra, where a Tata Nexon EV caught fire. The video of this incident is also going viral on social media. The company has also issued a statement assuring an investigation into the incident.

Last Tuesday, a Tata Nexon EV (Tata Nexon EV) was engulfed in flames in Mumbai. The incident has taken everyone by surprise, as electric four-wheelers have now also come under the scanner for their 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 Mumbai’s West Vasai area. In the video, firefighters are seen trying to control the fire. The good thing is that there was no casualty in this incident.

After this, Tata Motors on Wednesday launched a Statement Issued and assured to investigate the cause of fire in Nexon Electric. The carmaker said, “A detailed investigation is underway to ascertain the facts of a recent fire incident. We will share a detailed response after our complete investigation.”

Company further Said “We are committed to the safety of our vehicles and their users. This is a first of its kind incident after more than 30,000 electric vehicles have covered a cumulative distance of over 100 million kilometers across the country in nearly 4 years.”

Tata Nexon EV price in India starts from Rs.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, charging its battery pack with a DC fast charger can charge it 0-80% in 60 minutes. It charges 20-100% in 8 hours via a common charger.



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