- SoftBank Group Corp SFTBY SFTBF backed India-based Ola Electric plans to recall 1,441 of its electric scooters weeks after one of its vehicles caught fire, prompting a government probe, Reuters reports.
- Ola looked to a detailed diagnostics and health check of the scooters in that batch acknowledging the recalls as a "pre-emptive measure."
- Scooters involving Indian start-ups Okinawa and PureEV caught fire, posing an early setback for India's carbon reduction and climate goals.
- Okinawa had recalled 3,215 vehicles in April.
- India launched an investigation into the fires in March and formed a committee of experts to recommend remedial steps.
- India targeted electric scooters and motorbikes to make up 80% of total two-wheeler sales by 2030, compared with about 2% currently. It offered companies billions of dollars in incentives to make EVs locally.
- Price Action: SFTBY shares closed at $20.69 on Friday.
© 2022 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.
Ad Disclosure: The rate information is obtained by Bankrate from the listed institutions. Bankrate cannot guaranty the accuracy or availability of any rates shown above. Institutions may have different rates on their own websites than those posted on Bankrate.com. The listings that appear on this page are from companies from which this website receives compensation, which may impact how, where, and in what order products appear. This table does not include all companies or all available products.
All rates are subject to change without notice and may vary depending on location. These quotes are from banks, thrifts, and credit unions, some of whom have paid for a link to their own Web site where you can find additional information. Those with a paid link are our Advertisers. Those without a paid link are listings we obtain to improve the consumer shopping experience and are not Advertisers. To receive the Bankrate.com rate from an Advertiser, please identify yourself as a Bankrate customer. Bank and thrift deposits are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Credit union deposits are insured by the National Credit Union Administration.
Consumer Satisfaction: Bankrate attempts to verify the accuracy and availability of its Advertisers' terms through its quality assurance process and requires Advertisers to agree to our Terms and Conditions and to adhere to our Quality Control Program. If you believe that you have received an inaccurate quote or are otherwise not satisfied with the services provided to you by the institution you choose, please click here.
Rate collection and criteria: Click here for more information on rate collection and criteria.