Ola Okinawa Pure EV Electric Scooter Fire Reason, Amidst the bumper sales of electric scooters in India, the most worrying customer is that will my electric scooter catch fire? Actually, such questions are now abound, because in the last few months electric scooters of companies like Ola, Okinawa and Pure EV have caught fire and now a government committee is also investigating the matter. Now questions arise as to why the electric scooters are catching on fire, the government committee has said in the preliminary results of its investigation that these incidents are happening due to the fault in the battery. Let us now tell you this complete incident in detail.
Fear in people…
The incident of fires in electric scooters started in the early months of this year, when first the Ola S1 electric scooter and then the Okinawa and Pure EV electric scooters caught fire under different circumstances. Pure EV company’s electric scooter exploded during battery charging at home and also caused damage to life and property. Union Road, Transport and National Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari showed strictness on this issue and talked of action against the culprits. After this, companies like Okinawa and Ola Electric recalled their scooters and their investigation is going on.
Meanwhile, a government committee has launched an inquiry into the fires in electric scooters and preliminary results have said that electric scooters are on fire due to a fault in the battery cell. According to a report by news agency Reuters, two government officials said that the Ola electric scooter caught fire due to faults in the battery cell and battery management system. Let us tell you that the government committee is investigating the matter by taking samples of the batteries of electric scooters of these electric vehicle companies and the final report is awaited. At present, there is a fear in the minds of people about electric scooters, for which EV companies are also engaged in trying to find a solution.