As per reports, electric four-wheeler Tata Nexon EV caught fire in an incident near Panchvati Hotel located in Vasai West, a suburb in Mumbai but the exact cause of the incident is not yet known.
Tata Motors has now 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. 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."
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