Ather Energy registers 24% year-on-year growth in July

Ather Energy also expanded its retail presence in July with the opening of three new experience centers in Mumbai, Kollam and Dehradun.

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HT Auto Desk

01 Aug 2022, 18:01 PM

2022 Ather 450X
2022 Ather 450X

Bengaluru-based electric two-wheeler maker Ather Energy sold 2,389 units in July 22; Registering 24% year-on-year growth. The last 10 days of the month saw wholesale sales as the company’s production line was shut for a few weeks to facilitate the transition to its new product – Ather 450X Gen 3, which the company introduced last month.

Powered by a 3.7 kWh battery pack, the Ather 450X Gen 3 brings better performance and ride consistency, as well as a greater single charge range than the previous generation model. With a true range of 105 km, the company claims that this scooter is the best e-scooter in the country. “We are confident that the new scooter will help us capture a larger market share in the coming months,” the company said in a statement.

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In addition, Ather Energy also expanded its retail presence with the opening of three new experience centers in Mumbai, Kollam and Dehradun. Currently, Ather Energy is available in 38 markets across the country with 45 experience centers. It is also putting in efforts to gradually strengthen its supply chain as it eases supply chain bottlenecks and expects to significantly increase its monthly volumes.

Recently, in an interview, Ather Energy CEO and co-founder Tarun Mehta said that he believes that the measures taken by EV manufacturers in the wake of recent fire incidents will help the industry to mature. Will get He said that 30 million electric two-wheelers would be sold across the country by the end of this decade.

In the past few months, since April, several electric two-wheeler manufacturers such as Ola Electric, Okinawa and PureEV have witnessed several incidents of fire. Aether also witnessed a fire incident, on which it later issued a statement.

First published date: 01 Aug 2022, 18:00 PM IST

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