The Ather-S340 is a connected vehicle powered by lithium-Ion battery pack, featuring a digital touchscreen dashboard, has a light-weight aluminium chassis and offers a top speed of 75 kmph. It is the first electric scooter to be completely designed and manufactured in India.

To give the project a boost, Tiger Global Management, which in one of the largest investors in the Indian start-up circle, decided to invest Rs 76 crores in Ather Energy. Ather Energy had also received Rs 6.3 crores from the founders of popular e-commerce website Flipkart, Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal.

According to company's website, “Ather believe in the superiority of an electric drive. The technology of the future does not lag on any parameter than the technology of today. As far as EVs in India go – that is what Ather is striving towards. For our first product, Ather is building smart scooters for the Indian market.”

“With a firm belief in vertical integration in design, we are building our own chassis, suspensions, lithium ion battery packs, battery management systems and body works. The end result is an intuitive and smart vehicle that you would love to ride around,” the description reads.