The battery functions and remains intact, according to the company
Recently, several an Ola electric scooter catching fire in Pune. The incident occurred on Saturday Patil College in Pimpri Chinchwad, when an Ola S1 Pro caught fire. The videos showed smoke coming out of the burning scooter as the fire brigade team used a water hose to control the blaze.
Ola electric scooter reportedly caught fire near the parking lot of D.Y Patil College in Pimpri Chinchwad today at around 8:30am. The fire brigade swiftly responded and extinguished the flames. #Pune
— Pune City Life (@PuneCityLife) October 28, 2023
In response to the video, Ola the incident was caused by an aftermarket part used in the scooter. However, the company has confirmed that still intact and functional. Thankfully, the customer involved in the incident was safe and unharmed.
We received a report of an incident involving one of our scooters in Pune yesterday. Fortunately, the customer was safe and unharmed. Our investigation revealed that the use of aftermarket parts in the scooter caused a short circuit, which led to the incident. The company released a statement regarding the matter on X.
Ola reminded their customers to use only authentic spare parts and accessories for all services. Also added that, “we have confirmed that the battery the vehicle is working well. safety is our top priority and we follow strict standards for vehicle safety and quality. We strongly recommend using only genuine spare parts and accessories needs. If you need support, please contact us online or visit the nearest Ola Experience Centre.”
There have been numerous incidents of electric two-wheelers catching fire across the country, leading to manufacturers recalling their vehicles. A few months ago, an Ola Electric S1 fire in Thiruvananthapuram.
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