Thu. Feb 22nd, 2024 online news,Hyderabad, 25h January 2024:In the spotlight of 2023, Ather Energy, the leading electric scooter manufacturer in India, unveiled an inspiring display of dedication to sustainability, customer contentment, and the burgeoning appeal of electric scooters across the country in their much-anticipated ‘Ather in 2023’ report.

Ather scooters collectively covered an impressive 1.2 billion kilometers, marking a 209% increase from the previous year.

Ather covered a total of 101.7 million km in Telangana with a scooter count of 14,678, led by Hyderabad at 69.74 million km and Visakhapatnam ranking second at 26.5 million km.

In the national list, Bengaluru topped the list, clocking a remarkable 199.7 million km, surpassing last year’s leader Chennai, which covered 79.7 million km at an average of 5,531 km per scooter. Hyderabad claimed the third spot with 69.7 million km, overtaking Pune.

Tier I and Tier II cities showed increased riding distances, with Karimnagar in Telangana leading with a daily average of 36 km. This trend extended to Kasaragod, Vishakhapatnam, Warangal, Cuttack, and Nagercoil, indicating higher daily distances per scooter in these areas.

In 2023, Ather installed over 900 Ather Grids across India bringing the total number of fast chargers to 1600+ fast-charging points. 

Over this period Ather Grids have been strategically installed connecting locations that will allow customers to go on weekend getaways like Pune to Lonavala, Mumbai to Alibaug, Chennai to Pondicherry, Delhi to Agra, Siliguri to Darjeeling and many more.

Ather owners frequently embarked on long rides, with over 60,000 scooters travelling more than 100 kilometers at least once in 2023. 

A notable achievement includes a rider completing 62 trips of over 100 kilometers on a single charge, showcasing the exceptional range of Ather scooters.

Feature Usage Pattern

Ather’s Warp mode has been a crowd favourite since 2020 and owners clocked 115 million km in Warp mode in 2023. 

The Park AssistTM or the reverse assist feature proved invaluable in navigating tight parking situations, cumulatively covering more than four times the Earth’s circumference, or 162,000 kilometres.

On board navigation has  also gained popularity among Ather users, with 206 million kilometres navigated.

Ather Charging Ecosystem

The Ather Grid, Ather Energy’s fast-charging network, is expanding its reach. Charging stations are now conveniently located every 6 to 15 square kilometres in cities such as Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai,Hyderabad, and Delhi NCR.

Ather Grids also allow a customer to travel the entire coastal region covering Kanyakumari and Kasargod (640 km) with over 52 fast charging stations installed.

Ather Energy remains steadfast in its commitment to revolutionising the way we commute. With every milestone achieved, Ather is driving towards a dynamic, electric future, aiming to establish electric scooters as the favoured choice for commuters throughout India.

This dedication underscores Ather’s role as a pioneering force in shaping an electrified transportation landscape.