Ola S1 Scooters Recalled To Fix Front Suspension Issue - Free Upgrade Offer

Ola S1 Scooters Recalled To Fix Front Suspension Issue - Free Upgrade Offer

Ola Electric has announced a massive recall for its S1 range of scooters beginning March 22, 2023. The recall is in effect as Ola recognized the challenges surrounding its front fork. This issue has seen a half dozen breakdowns.

The EV maker is offering the upgrade to the new fork design for free. An official statement was issued on their Twitter handle. The Bengaluru-based Soft bank backed EV maker said, "recently there have been concerns around the community around the safety of the front fork arm which is unfounded." 

"We have upgraded the front fork design to increase durability and strength even further. Thus offering our S1 customers the opportunity to upgrade to the new fork," the statement continued. Customers can schedule an appointment at their nearest Ola Experience centre to have the upgrade installed. 

"All its components, including the front fork arm, are tested under extreme conditions and engineering with a factor of safety much higher than the typical loads encountered on vehicles," according to Ola Electric.

The manufacturer of the S1 range of electric scooters has been at the top of the Indian EV Market for five months in a row. Selling 1.5 lakh EVs in 2022, maintaining a rate of more than 16,000 units since October 22 and reaching an all-time high of 18,282 units on January 22. 

Analysts view the EV Makers' recall for the front telescopic fork for its S1 range as a positive step. "Ola's move to correct course if their offerings are found to have issues will build consumer confidence in EV Brands," said Subhabrata Sengupta, Executive Director, Avalon Consulting.

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Does Ola Electric S1 Pro scooter comes with bluetooth?
2023-01-03 04:34:06 AM
Yes, the Ola Electric S1 Pro scooter comes with bluetooth enabled for connecting to your phone for navigation and other features. You can also customize the scooter with the Ola app to make it even better.
How do I get loan for Ola S1 Pro Scooter?
2023-01-03 04:33:49 AM
Getting a loan for the Ola S1 Pro Scooter is easy. First, you need to find a lender that offers loans for electric scooters. Your local bank or credit union may offer this type of loan. You can also search online for lenders that specialize in loans for electric scooters. Once you have identified a lender, you will need to provide proof of income, a valid photo ID, and a recent utility bill or bank statement. The lender will then review your application and may require additional documents or information. Once approved, you can sign the loan agreement and make arrangements to receive your loan.
Is helmet compulsory for Ola Electric S1 Pro?
2023-01-03 04:33:14 AM
Yes, helmet is compulsory for Ola Electric S1 Pro. This is for the safety of the rider and to ensure maximum protection in the event of an accident. It is recommended that you wear a helmet that is approved by the manufacturer to ensure the best fit and protection.
What is the Subsidy amount on Ola Electric S1 Pro?
2023-01-03 04:32:57 AM
Ola Electric S1 Pro comes with a subsidy amount of up to Rs. 5,000 on the purchase of the two-wheeler. This subsidy is applicable in some states and cities, so it is advisable to check with your local dealer before making the purchase. Additionally, you may also be able to avail discounts and offers through the Ola app.
What type of key does Ola Electric S1 scooter?
2023-01-03 04:31:59 AM
The Ola Electric S1 scooter is equipped with a keyless start system. The ignition requires a PIN or RFID card to start the scooter. The PIN or RFID card must be placed against the scooter's start button to start the motor. The scooter also has a keyless immobilizer, which requires the same PIN or RFID card to be used to unlock the scooter and turn off the motor.