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Ola to recall 1,441 units of S1 after getting govt's rap on knuckles

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A man checks his mobile phone as he waits while recharging his Ola electric scooter at an electric vehicle charging station in New Delhi. (Photo: Reuters)
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A man checks his mobile phone as he waits while recharging his Ola electric scooter at an electric vehicle charging station in New Delhi. (Photo: Reuters)

Shally Seth MohileShine Jacob Mumbai/Chennai
Ola Electric became the latest among electric scooter (e-scooter) makers to have started the exercise of recalling a specific batch of its model after a rap on the knuckles by the government. The Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari on Thursday advised electric vehicle (EV) companies to act responsibly by identifying and recalling defective batches without waiting for orders or guidelines from the ministry.

The Bengaluru-based start-up is conducting pre-emptive diagnostics and health check on 1,441 scooters, it said in a statement on Sunday. The Bhavish Aggarwal-run firm is recalling the S1 Pro amid multiple issues facing its

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First Published: Apr 24 2022 | 4:42 PM IST

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