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E-two wheelers on fire brings safety of Li-ion batteries under spotlight

While such incidents of e-two wheelers bursting into flames have been on a rise with increasing sales, it's the first one that has claimed two lives

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Shally Seth Mohile Mumbai
Friday, March 26 will go down as a black day in the history of the e-two wheeler industry. In a span of 24 hours, two electric scooter models went up in flames. While such incidents of e-two wheelers bursting into flames, have been on a rise with increasing sales, it’s the first one that has claimed two lives. Including the recent ones, over half a dozen cases of e-two wheelers catching fire has been reported in less than a year.

Experts are of the view that given the novelty of the technology and an under developed testing system the government

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First Published: Mar 27 2022 | 8:56 PM IST

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