Ola S1 Pro Electric Scooter Rides In Reverse Mode At 90km/h Due To Software Problem

Ola S1 Pro e-scooter drives in reverse

The Ola S1 Pro has a reverse mode, which, when enabled, can drive the scooter backwards. However, in these reported incidents, the scooter backed up without the mode being engaged in what appears to be a clear case of a software glitch. Many of the Ola S1 Pro’s controls and functions are operated via built-in software, which can be updated from time to time, just like a smartphone.

Ola S1 Pro issues reported so far

The Ola S1 Pro has had multiple issues thus far, from production delays and post-delivery issues to missing features promised at launch. The Ola S1 Pro’s track record also points to other security concerns. The e-scooter was also shown flashing opposite front and rear turn signals after a software update† The S1 Pro also recently caught fire in Pune and the company is currently investigating the issue.

The electric scooter currently costs Rs 1.29 lakh and comes with a 3.97 kWh battery with a maximum range of 181 km and charges in 6 hours and 30 minutes with help from a portable 750W Charger that comes with the scooter.


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