Ola S1 Pro electrical scooter is reportedly being affected by a reverse mode accelerator glitch for some customers. The difficulty has been shared over social media by means of a video by which the electrical scooter is seen to have abruptly switched to the reverse mode and picked up an abnormally quick pace. The most recent downside with the Ola S1 Pro has been reported simply days after the scooter was noticed catching fireplace when parked on a roadside. The corporate responded to that incident and warranted an investigation. Some Ola S1 Pro customers additionally complained about sudden shutdown issues which can be inflicting them to look for a charging level in the midst of their journey.
The video, which has been shared on Twitter and YouTube by some customers, reveals that an Ola S1 Pro mendacity on its aspect out of the blue switched to the reverse mode and began working at a pace that seems a lot sooner than what one may count on within the mode.
It seems to be on account of a glitch that may very well be fastened by means of a software program replace.
Ola Electric has not but responded to a request for a touch upon the matter.
Identical to different electrical scooters, the Ola S1 Pro has a reverse mode to let customers simply park the automobile in a slim house or pull it when caught in a pothole.
Electric scooter producers usually have a pace restrict set for the reverse mode to assist keep away from accidents on account of quick speeds when shifting backward.
Ola Electric competitor Ather Energy has set 3 kilometres per hour pace for the reverse mode and 5 kilometres per hour when utilizing the reverse mode with parking help.
It’s, although, at present unclear whether or not Ola Electric has the same pace restrict set for the reverse mode out there on the S1 Pro.
Along with the reverse mode glitch, some customers have reported sudden shutdown issues with the Ola S1 Pro. The scooter allegedly stops in the midst of the journey regardless of displaying some quantity of battery cost out there. It begins once more after charging the battery, the affected customers reported.
My ola s1 Pro additionally stopped 3 instances in-between center of the Highway eventough there may be 75% charging.
All ought to be cautious whereas buying digital autos.
— Sanjay (@sk2005kk) March 27, 2022
Gri platform to share my horrible expertise of OLA S1 PRO. I bought the supply on twenty eighth Feb with battery charged upto 88 kms. To my disappointment, the automobile simply stopped after working for 11 kms, with a 2sec pop up on display as battery is shutting down.
— Shripad Joshi (@shripadkjoshi) March 26, 2022
The Bengaluru-based firm has not but responded to the shutdown issues as nicely.
Late final month, a video displaying an Ola S1 Pro catching fireplace emerged on the Internet. The incident occurred in Pune that was later acknowledged by Ola Electric. Nevertheless, the corporate has not but offered any additional particulars on its investigation.
Ather Vitality Co-Founder and CEO Tarun Mehta opined in an interview with CNBC TV18 that the fireplace incidents occurred on account of imported battery packs that aren’t designed for Indian climate situations.