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Ola Electrical to recall 1441 S1 Professional electrical scooters | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The corporate will conduct preemptive diagnostics and well being checks.

Ola Electrical has introduced that it’s going to recall 1,441 items of its electrical scooter to conduct preemptive diagnostics and well being checks. These embody battery and thermal administration methods.

The announcement comes within the wake of an incident final month in Pune the place an Ola S1 Professional caught fireplace. The corporate mentioned that preliminary investigations have revealed that the incident was an remoted case, nevertheless, they’re looking for the foundation reason behind the hearth.

“As a pre-emptive measure, we might be conducting an in depth diagnostics and well being verify of the scooters in that particular batch and subsequently are issuing a voluntary recall of 1,441 autos,” the corporate mentioned in an announcement.

At a latest tour of the corporate’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu, Aggarwal had mentioned that Ola has employed the providers of “world class” businesses to unearth the explanation behind the hearth. The corporate is anticipated to conclude the investigation and make the findings public quickly.

Photographs and movies of the incident the place the Ola S1 Prowas engulfed in smoke and flames was broadly circulated on social media. In actual fact, not simply Ola, however there have been incidents of  e-scooters bought in India by Pure EV and Okinawa have additionally been broadly shared.

Aggarwal’s assertion comes days after Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari put out a stern warning suggesting electrical scooter firms ought to voluntarily recall their merchandise and assess any points or else face heavy penalties.

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