After Ola and Okinawa, Pure EV scooter catches fire in Pune

Image: Sumant Banerji/Twitter The rising petrol prices have presented electric vehicles as an interesting proposition for commuters. However, the spate of incidents of electric scooters catching fire have left buyers confused and worried about their safety. In yet another incident, an electric scooter by Pure EV caught fire near Mathur Toll plaza in the Manjampakkam area outside North Chennai. Also Read – Is it really safe to buy electric scooters?
The 26-seconds long video of the incident shows plumes of smoke coming out of a red-coloured Pure EV electric scooter that is parked on the side of a highway.