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Ather Energy: Charging Ahead

Two Mechanical Engineers from IIT-Madras (Batch of 2012) dreamt of building an energy company together and they did. “We’ve been calling ourselves Ather Energy since 2009,” says Tarun Mehta, Co-Founder, Ather Energy, about himself and his Co-Founder Swapnil Jain.  Around the time Mehta graduated, he had an idea about a battery pack for which he filed a patent. “That was a time when we were filing patents left, right and center. Each of us filed around six paten...

Young Turks come into power

At Ather Energy’s 123,000 sq, ft manufacturing facility in Hosur, Tamil Nadu, where 90% production is localized, and where 110,000 scooters and 120,000 battery packs, with an investment of 635 Cr, will be built annually, things are shaping up beautifully. This is where two young turks are paving the way for a big change – for a cleaner and greener India as Indians gear up to leave behind their petrol and diesel vehicles and embrace Electric.  Founders, Tarun Mehta and ...