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In a first, Tata's electric four-wheeler catches fire; govt orders probe

While there is no point of reference of e-car fires in India, given the small market size, it's not unheard of globally

Tata Nexon electric vehicle
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The owner of the two-month old e-Nexon escaped unhurt. He reached out to the company’s call centre after he saw the fumes coming out

Shally Seth MohileAgencies Mumbai
In a first for an electric car in India, a Tata Nexon electric vehicle (EV) caught fire on Wednesday evening in a Mumbai suburb. This comes against the backdrop of numerous reports of fire mishaps involving electric two-wheelers.

Tata Motors said it is investigating the incident and remains fully committed to all aspects of safety. A detailed investigation is currently being carried out to ascertain the reasons for the incident, a company spokesperson was quoted as saying in a statement.

The owner of the two-month old e-Nexon escaped unhurt. He reached out to the company’s call centre after he saw the fumes

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First Published: Jun 23 2022 | 1:42 PM IST

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