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FAME subsidy saga: Ola to repay customers for separately billed chargers

Ola has indicated in meetings with officials of the Department of Heavy Industries that it will comply with the directive to offer this compensation

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Surajeet Das Gupta New Delhi

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Ola Electric has agreed to compensate consumers for the price of the charger which was billed separately as an add-on rather than being included within the ex-factory price of the electric scooter when they bought it.

Ola has indicated in meetings with officials of the Department of Heavy Industries that it will comply with the directive to offer this compensation. 

The company, however, declined to comment.   

The other three main players, Ather Energy, TVS and Hero Motocorp have not yet decided whether to follow suit. Like Ola Electric, they came under scrutiny on the charger issue and have also

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First Published: Apr 30 2023 | 10:32 PM IST

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