Electric scooters have been selling in the market for years but there are not many companies as Ather Energy that are fuelling the electric growth with technology. Ather 450 is the only bike by Ather on sale at the moment but it’s the tech that enhances the scooter’s overall functionality is intriguing.
For instance, the 7-inch connected screen that acts as the control center of the scooter, which interestingly isn’t just a run-of-the-mill tablet. Instead, Ather tells us that it’s designed with outdoors in mind, which is why it boasts an IP65 certification. The screen is also the gateway to Ather’s technological prowess that allows them to add new features to the scooter. For instance, an OTA update has given the ability for the rider to ride in an economy mode, helping to increase the overall range on a single charge.
However, another part of the technological puzzle is the smartphone that allows to glean on more information on the connected scooter like the remaining charge, finding the nearest charging point and other meaningful additions like pushing navigation details to the scooter, analysing the riding pattern or even troubleshoot a problem remotely.
The key takeaway here is that electric and connected platforms are going to change how we perceive mobility. The development of the vehicle doesn’t stop when it is pushed out of the factory gate. Instead, it’s an ongoing process for Ather