Indian carmaker Tata Motors stated on Thursday it was investigating an “remoted thermal incident”, after a video on social media confirmed the corporate’s electrical automobile engulfed in flames.
The video, which has gone viral, confirmed firefighters attempting to place out the hearth in Tata Motor’s Nexon EV automobile within the metropolis of Mumbai. Reuters was not in a position to independently confirm the video.
“An in depth investigation is at present being performed to establish the details of the current remoted thermal incident that’s doing the rounds on social media. We’ll share an in depth response after our full investigation,” Tata Motors stated in a press release.
The incident follows a spate of e-scooter fires within the nation that has triggered an uproar in addition to an investigation by the Indian authorities.