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Govt-appointed experts to probe e-scooter fire incidents in Vellore, Pune

The investigators will try to find out if there is a manufacturing defect that affected their operation

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BS Reporter Mumbai
Even as the Centre has decided to depute a team of independent experts to investigate incidents of Ola and Okinawa electric scooters catching fire, Okinawa Autotech has blamed the incident that claimed two lives on a faulty charging point resulting in a short circuit induced fire.

 “Centre has taken note of the incidents involving fires in electric vehicles; will probe them… Deputing independent experts to investigate cases of EVs catching fire,” CNBC TV reported .

In a  statement on Monday, Okinawa said, “In this particular case has further brought to light how important it is for users to understand the

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First Published: Mar 28 2022 | 8:30 PM IST

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