Innovation: S340 is an electric scooter by Indian startup Ather Energy.
The first electric product of the Indian startup Ather Energy unveiled in February, has been undergone a great enthusiasm. Born from the genius of the two founders, two students of the Indian Institute of Technology, Ather S340 is the first two-wheeler of the Indian origin with the company having a fully online sales network, with the first deliveries expected at the end of 2016 or on early 2017. It is currently available for the republic of India and will be available for the rest of the world later in the year, but we are in touch with the company and they confirmed that the expansion in Europe and America is a goal set for the future (although it is not possible to predict an official launch date).
Ather Energy S340 is designed for sustainability.
The Ather Energy S340 is an electric scooter designed for city use, equipped with a 5 kW motor powered by a lithium-ion battery. The maximum speed of Ather Energy S340 is 72 km / h. The battery lasts up to 50,000 km and is able to reach 80% charge in 50 minutes: the user can choose whether to connect the vehicle to the column or recharge it via the traditional household socket.
The scooter is characterized by a very low center of gravity, an aluminum hull and quality accessories, such as LED headlights that can adjust their light depending on external illumination intensity, a water-resistant touchscreen for the user to communicate all travel information such as the GPS application like Google Maps, customizable depending on the driver’s profile, ability to browse and connect to your smartphone and more is also very beautifully available on the front meter pad of the bike.
Design of S340 from Ather Energy.
All the details on the Ather Energy S340 are available on the official website of the Ather Energy along with the details on components of this vehicle built piece by piece carefully, to ensure functional harmony and the pleasure of driving. As they say the creators, the choice of the electric is obvious: better control and greater sustainability, increased efficiency. The future is electric and owning an electric vehicle will never be a compromise.
Funding of Ather Energy.
Ather Energy is running with around 150 employees and before launching its first product which is S340 an electric scooter, the company had to depend on the funding to convert the goal into a reality of an electric scooter. The first/seed funding received by Ather energy was done by the founders of Flipkart Mr.Sachin Bansal and Mr.Binny Bansal of amount $1M. The second round of funding was acquired by Ather energy of amount $12M which was targeted for the testing and trialing of the products from the Tiger Global Management. Lastly but recently the company has been funded again as part of the Series B funding from the Hero MotoCorp Ltd. of amount $27M and now Ather energy is all set to release its first product to the market Ather Energy S340.