After recordings of a Tata Nexon EV bursting into flames was shared broadly on the web, the automaker has answered saying it is directing a nitty gritty investigation regarding this situation. The electric vehicle burst into flames supposedly in Vasai – a suburb of Mumbai – on June 22.
“An itemized examination is right now being led to find out current realities of the new disengaged warm episode that is doing the rounds via online entertainment,” Tata Motors said. “We will share a point by point reaction after our total examination.”
The recordings showed the Nexon EV left out and about, and a tuft of smoke first coming from under the vehicle where the batteries are found. Progressively, the whole vehicle was immersed on fire, with incidental shoots coming from the battery.
The specific reason for the fire is right now obscure. The organization included its explanation that this was the primary such episode including a Nexon EV, which has sold in excess of 30,000 units. These units have aggregately covered in excess of a 100 million km the nation over in almost four years, as per Tata Motors.
EV fires are not especially new as there as of now have been a few such occurrences with electric bikes, raising wellbeing concerns. This, notwithstanding, is the principal revealed occasion of a standard electric four-wheeler bursting into flames in India.
To take note of, the Tata Nexon EV utilizes lithium ferrous phosphate (LFP) cells, which is a more sympathetic science under warm pressure than nickel-manganese-cobalt (NMC) cells. Moreover, the Nexon EV’s cells are likewise round and hollow in structure, which again help in warm administration when contrasted with pocket cells. In this manner, seeing the aftereffects of the organization’s investigation will revenue.