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Will act once expert panel submits report: MoRTH official on e-scooter fire

Videos of a Pure EV electric scooter model engulfed in flames in Chennai went viral on social media Tuesday night. It was the fourth such incident involving e-scooters within a week

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Shine JacobShally Seth Mohile Chennai/Mumbai
A government-appointed expert committee will now also investigate the latest incident involving the PureEV electric scooter models, a senior government official told Business Standard. The team is already probing fires involving Ola Electric’s S1 Pro and Okinawa vehicles,

“A team comprising experts from Indian Institute of Science (IISC) and Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES) are investigating the cases. As soon as the report is submitted, we shall take appropriate action,” said Giridhar Aramane, secretary, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways.

Videos of a Pure EV electric scooter model engulfed in flames in Chennai went viral on social media Tuesday

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First Published: Mar 30 2022 | 7:03 PM IST

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