Ola Electric Recalls 1,441 units of Scooters From Manufacturer

Ola Electric has decided to withdraw 1,441 units of its electric scooter from the market. The company has taken an important decision after the frequent fire incidents.
Ola Electric Recalls 1,441 units of Scooters From Manufacturer

The company has taken an important decision after the frequent fire incidents in the Ola electric scooter. Ola Electric has decided to withdraw 1,441 units of its electric scooter from the market. The company said the investigation into the March 26 fire incident in Pune is underway and preliminary investigation found it was an isolated incident.

Several incidents of fire in Telangana and Tamil Nadu

The battery system is already designed as per the norms. In addition to the European standard ECE 136, the proposed standard for India has been tested to AIS 156. Hyderabad-based EV company Pure EV has also recalled 2,000 units of the e-scooter. The Pure EV scooter has witnessed several fire incidents in Telangana and Tamil Nadu in the recent past. Due to this mistake, the company has taken this step.

"The company will once again investigate the e-scooter so that such an incident does not happen in future. These scooters will be tested by our engineers," Ola company.

Recall of First 3000 Plus Electric Scooters

Apart from this, 20 electric scooters of Jitendra EV had caught fire recently. At the same time, cases of fire have also been reported in Okinawa and Ola e-scooters. Some time ago Okinawa has also recalled more than 3000 of its electric scooters.

Poor Quality Batteries Became the Reason for Fire

The main cause of fire in electric vehicles is poor quality batteries coming from China, which are not even certified. Another reason for this is fast charging or not charging properly.

Batteries are one of the main causes of fires in electric vehicles. Batteries are accountable for 5-8% of fires not only in electric but also diesel-petrol vehicles.

"Manufacturers are not spending enough time designing products and testing standards created by government bodies may not be enough to accurately test all real-life situations," Tarun Mehta Founder Ather Energy.

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