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Battery Related Fires Singe Sale of E Scooters In May

The surging demand for electric scooters seems to have been affected by the spate of battery fires across the country since summer started in earnest. Quality concerns have definitely come to the fore among prospective customers. While rising petrol prices have been pushing more and more people to shift to an electric scooter, the recent […]

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Ather Energy Calls Battery Explosion In Its EV A Rare Structural Breach

Ather Energy has come up with a statement regarding the fire incident that broke out in an electric scooter at one of its centres in Chennai, Tamil Nadu recently where some property and e-scooters got affected. Ather Energy has stated that a ‘rare’ structural breach is ‘extremely rare’ phenomenon. The electric scooter maker said that […]

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Govt Calls EV Manufacturers To Explain Recent EV fires

The Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES), DRDO‘s lab, has blamed the EV manufacturing companies for the recent spate of fires. The report has found that recent electric scooter fires were caused by defects in their batteries, including in the designs of the battery packs and modules. Published on May 23, the report […]

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The Top 5 Lithium-ion Battery Mishaps And Lessons Therein

Since its inception in the 1970s and first commercial launch by Sony in 1991, Lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology has come a long way. Fast forward half a century. As of today, almost every new technology that requires external power support, from smartphones to electric cars to even the International Space Station, uses Li-ion battery technology. […]

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Amid Fire Cases, Okinawa Autotech Becomes First EV Firm To Recall Vehicles In India

Gurugram based electric vehicle manufacturer Okinawa Autotech has announced that it will recall 3,215 units of its Praise Pro Scooters voluntarily to fix any issues related to the battery in their EV. Okinawa has become the first electric vehicle maker to have recalled its EVs in India for quality check. The recall by Okinawa has […]

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Electric Scooter Firm Okinawa Planning to Expand Dealership Network

Electric scooter manufacturer Okinawa has announced that it is planning to aggressively expand its dealership network in the current and next fiscal years. Electric scooter manufacturer Okinawa has announced that it is planning to aggressively expand its dealership network in the current and next fiscal years. The company is working towards the goal of reaching […]

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Solar Companies Resume Manufacturing Cautiously after Govt Eases Lockdown Norms

With India slowly opening up its economic activities again after total shutdown for many days amidst coronavirus lockdown, various companies across the clean energy space, whether top brands or startups are also resuming operations by reopening their factories and offices. Despite lockdown continued, the government has provided permission to various companies across sectors to reopen […]

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Electric Scooter Firm Okinawa Resumes Operations With 1/4th Workforce

Electric two-wheeler maker Okinawa has revealed that it has resumed operations at its plant in Bhiwadi, and corporate office in Gurugram with 25% workforce. Electric two-wheeler maker Okinawa has revealed that it has resumed operations at its plant in Bhiwadi (Rajasthan), and corporate office in Gurugram (Haryana), with 25 percent workforce. The company said it […]

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