Ather hands over first e-scooter to Munjal

Mr. Tarun Mehta, Co-founder and CEO of Ather Energy, on March 31 presented the first unit of its new electric scooter 450X in Delhi to Dr. Pawan Munjal, Chairman and CEO of Hero MotoCorp.

Handing over the scooter to Dr. Munjal, Mr Mehta said, “We have launched the Ather 450X across markets in the past few months and are now delighted to begin our retail operations in New Delhi. To kick-start this phase, we are happy to deliver the first vehicle in Delhi to Dr. Pawan Munjal. Not only has Dr. Munjal instilled confidence in Ather as one of our key investors but he also has been a mentor to me and Swapnil personally over the years. This is an extremely proud moment for us.”

Dr. Pawan Munjal, said, “I am truly delighted to receive Ather 450X scooter from Tarun. Sustainability and clean energy remain at the core of Hero MotoCorp’s vision – ‘Be the Future of Mobility’. I congratulate Tarun, Swapnil and the entire team for developing this technologically-advanced and connected vehicle for customers in the country.”

Hero MotoCorp has been a part of Ather’s growth story since 2016 and currently has nearly 35 per cent of shareholding in the EV-maker.