Tata Motors has been in the headlines recently after a Tata Punch, the company’s new micro SUV, caught fire in Gujarat. Punch was being driven by its owner (Prabal Bordiya), who managed to escape unharmed but suffered a considerable financial loss due to the damage caused by the fire.
The incident has raised questions about the safety of Tata cars and has caused concern among the car manufacturer’s customers. Prabal Bordiya, owner of the Tata Punch has filed a FIR against Tata Motors, alleging that the company is responsible for the fire.
Prabal Bordiya reported that the fire originated from the front of the vehicle and rapidly spread throughout the body, resulting in the complete destruction of the car after the flames were extinguished.
The incident is a reminder of the importance of car safety and the need for manufacturers to take all necessary precautions to ensure that their vehicles are safe for drivers and passengers. It is also a reminder that incidents like this can happen to any car manufacturer, and it is important for car owners to take care of their vehicles and to follow all necessary safety procedures.
It is important to note that the Tata Punch is a 5 star safety rated SUV, as per Global NCAP. The car has been awarded this rating for its safety features, which include dual airbags, ABS with EBD, rain sensing wipers and reverse parking sensors, among others. However, this incident has raised concerns about the safety of the vehicle and its components.
Tata Motors has a strong reputation for producing high-quality cars, and the incident with the Tata Punch is a rare occurrence. However, it is important for the company to take swift action to investigate the cause of the fire and to take all necessary steps to ensure that such incidents do not happen again.