Delhi Govt notice to Tata Motors over complaint from Nexon EV owner


NEW DELHI: The Delhi transport department has issued a show-cause notice to 

Tata Motors

, seeking its reply in connection with a complaint that one of its electric car models failed to meet the specified range on a single charge, officials said.

The complainant claimed that the model (

Nexon EV

) of the electric car purchased by him from a dealer at the Safdarjung Enclave and registered on December 3, 2020 has failed to provide the specified 312-km range on a single charge, a senior transport department officer said.

"It has been informed that while the vehicle model is specified to provide a 312-km range on a single charge, the vehicle owned by the said customer has never provided a range of more than 200 km," the show-cause notice issued to Tata Motors read.

The vehicle owner, a resident of Najafgarh, also claimed that he has "duly followed" various advices of the dealer but no improvement was noticed, despite best efforts.

"Therefore, a show-cause notice is issued as the vehicle has failed to provide an optimal range to the consumer as promised by the OEM (original equipment manufacturer," the notice said.