Ather Energy, the Electric two-wheeler startup, has officially commenced full payment window for its popular Ather 450 Plus and Ather 450X e-scooters in Bengaluru and Chennai. The company also confirmed that bookings for rest of the cities will open just before Diwali. The EV maker also ensured that 125-cc 450 Plus and 450X e-scooters will be delivered within three weeks of payment. Ather Energy had recently introduced first-of-its-kind assured buyback program for Ather 450 Plus and Ather 450X e-scooters in the country.
As a part of this program, the company will offer an assured buyback of ₹ 85,000 for the Ather 450X and ₹ 70,000 for the Ather 450 Plus at the end of 3 years. Moreover, the price of Ather 450 Plus has been reduced that now retails at ₹ 1.39 lakh (ex-showroom).
Presently, Ather Energy has 37 fast-charging stations in Bengaluru. The company also has 13 charging stations in Chennai. The brand aims to install charging stations in Chennai at newer locations such as VR Mall Chennai, Sangeetha Mobiles, Chai Kings, SPR Food Street, and Mash Resto Cafe. This phase of installations of Ather Grid will be live across 135+ locations by next month in all the 11 cities. This charging infrastructure can be employed by all-electric vehicles including four-wheelers & two-wheelers. And it will be free until March 2021.
Ather Energy has also collaborated with several reputed dealers such as Kamal Motors, BU Bhandari and Kataria Group for setting up experience centres, Ather Space in Mumbai, Pune and Ahmedabad respectively.