Ola, Okinawa e-scooters catches fire, Central Government takes action


New Delhi: While the Government of India is working hard on the adoption of electric vehicles, in the last few days, two such cases have come to the fore, due to which people are now afraid of these electric vehicles. In the last few days, an Ola electric scooter in Pune was burnt to ashes, then in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, a father and daughter were sleeping in the house after an electric scooter was burnt to death.

Both these cases have rapidly come under the eyes of the government and in order to remove this fear from the hearts of the people, the government has probably ordered an inquiry into these cases so that the real reason can be found out.

Independent experts to investigate the matter

In response to a question asked by a media house, Giridhar Armane, Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said, “We have asked an independent expert to find out the real reason behind these cases. And if any problem is found here, we are ready to get rid of it. Both Ola and Okinawa cases are very fresh, so we will investigate these cases thoroughly.”

Ola Electric Scooter

Ola S1 Pro electric scooter is increasingly being liked by customers in India, its sales figures show this. But a Pune registered Ola S1 Pro caught fire. On seeing this scooter standing next to the road, it starts burning in smoke. In the video seen in this news, first smoke starts coming out of Ola S1 Pro and then with a small explosion it catches fire. Ola says that they have spoken to the vehicle owner and the passenger is completely safe.

first published:March 29, 2022, 6:05 p.m.

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