Ather Energy began operations from its factory in Hosur, Tamil Nadu, from January 2 with deliveries to Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, and Hyderabad.
The facility, said a press release, is a perfect example of the Make in India vision as 90 pc of the manufacturing of Ather Energy products, is localised, including the battery pack which is made by Ather Energy.
With a capacity to produce 1,10,000 scooters annually, the facility will serve as Ather Energy’s national manufacturing hub catering to demand from across the country.
The manufacturing facility is built on Industry 4.0 principles and has one of the most advanced solutions that integrates technology, human assets, existing systems, and processes across the entire manufacturing network, added the release.
Mr Tarun Mehta, CEO & Co-founder Ather Energy, said, “It’s been a great journey for us so far and the opening of this facility is truly a milestone for Ather. The consumer demand has increased by multiple folds and with us expanding to new markets, this state-of-the-art facility will cater to demand across the country.”