98% of the company’s sales come from the Ather 450 and therefore this is currently the main focus of the brand. Ather 450 and Ather Grid will be available in Chennai in June and will be followed by other cities over the coming year.
The price of the Ather 450 smart electric scooter has been reduced with the FAME-II grant. The company recently announced that its Ather 450 scooter is FAME 2 compliant and will receive an increased subsidy of Rs. 27,000. That said, the price of the scooter has been reduced by Rs 5,000. Although scooter orders continued in Bengaluru throughout April, it is interesting to note that deliveries have been suspended by the company so that the new subsidy benefits can be passed on to owners. With the FAME-II grant, the Ather 450 EV now costs 1.23 lakh as a road price in Bengaluru compared to its previous price of Rs 1.28 lakh. The company says customers can expect their Ather 450s to start shipping within the next two weeks.
The company’s other electric scooter, the Ather 340, has yet to receive FAME-II certification. The company says the 340 is also FAME-II compliant, but will gain certification once delivery of the vehicle begins. 98% of sales come from the Ather 450 and therefore this is currently the main focus of the brand. Ather electric scooters allowing customers to identify charging point locations as well as their availability in real time, all thanks to the Ather Grid app. Ather Energy also announced that it will extend the full warranty of its 450 FAME certified customers from 1 to 3 years instead of 2 years. All Ather 450 certified under FAME 2 will come with the full 3 year warranty, as well as the company’s “Make in India” battery pack.
Ather Grid is currently available in Bangalore with 24 charging slots and 31 charging points. Ather Energy also opened its early access privileges a few days ago and the “Pre-Order Interest” option on the company’s website offers consumers priority deliveries as well as early access to reserve the Ather 450 and 340 as well as invitations to exclusive events and trials. . Ather 450 and Ather Grid will be available in Chennai in June and will be followed by other cities over the coming year. Ather Energy will install 6,500 charging points across the country and be operational in 30 cities by 2023.
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