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Hero Vida V1 e-scooter to make use of Ather’s fast-charging community | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Ather already has 350 fast-charging stations operational throughout the nation.

Hero MotoCorp’s not too long ago launched debut electrical scooter, the Vida V1, might be appropriate with Ather’s nationwide public fast-charging community. Hero is a main stakeholder within the Bengaluru-based firm, and down the road, Ather e-scooters will have the ability to use Hero’s community as properly since each manufacturers use Ather’s open-sourced connector design. 

Hero and Ather charging community compatibility: particulars

Hero MotoCorp has ensured that its first electrical product, the Vida V1 e-scooter, hits the bottom operating. Not solely does the electrical scooter have detachable batteries and fast-charging capabilities in-built, it might additionally make full use of Ather’s nationwide DC fast-charging community, which has 350 stations operational. No different electrical two-wheeler producer within the nation has its fast-charging community up and operating apart from Ather Vitality. 

Hero additionally has plans to arrange its personal widespread fast-charging community which might be appropriate with all Ather merchandise sooner or later. Each variants of the Vida V1 electrical scooter have fast-charging functionality on the fee of 1.2km/min (barely decrease than the Ather’s 1.5km/min), which permits them to cost from 0-80 p.c in lower than 65 minutes (claimed). 

Additional, Hero has additionally tied up with Bharat Petroleum Company Restricted to arrange charging stations all throughout India. Coupled with Hero’s plans to export its Vida V1 e-scooter to European markets, Hero has huge plans afoot for the EV area. 

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