Bhavish Aggarwal, Chairman and Group CEO of Ola, shared a tweet of the Ola electric scooter and asked his followers for what colour options would they like on the scooter, hinting for a launch. The prices of the scooter might be announced soon in the upcoming weeks. The Ola Electric Scooter is likely to have a range of 100-150 kms and have features like removable Lithium-ion battery, digital instrument console, cloud connectivity, allow wheels, telescopic suspension up front, etc.
— Bhavish Aggarwal (@bhash) June 24, 2021
The Ola future factory is being built with an investment of Rs 2400 crore. The manufactures have announced that it would be ready to begin with the first phase of operations at the plant in the upcoming months. The facility would be able to generate employment for more than 2000 people in the beginning, and when fully operational it would go up to 10,000 people. In the construction of the facility, over 10 million man hours had been planned.
When fully operational, the plant would meet Industry 4.0 standards and would have an installed capacity of 10 million scooter per annum. The total capacity would be 2 million units per year in the Phase 1. The plant would have 10 general assembly lines and would be able to roll out a scooter in every two seconds, also 25,000 batteries per day. Apart from being sold in India the “Made-in-India” scooters would be exported to Europe, UK, Latin America, New Zealand, Australia, and Asia Pacific.
It promises of competitive pricing on the Ola electric scooter that would take on the Bajaj Chetak, Ather 450X, TVS iQube and the like in the segment.
After the announcement of the construction of world’s largest electric two-wheeler factory in Tamil Nadu, the company has planned on to unveiling its Hypercharger Network, which was billed to be the world’s largest, densest EV charging network. The network would cater to Ola’s upcoming two-wheeler models starting with the first product Ola Scooter. The Hypercharger Network would offer a comprehensive set of charging options to the Ola’s EV customers which would include high-speed Ola hyperchargers and home-chargers, which would be offered as standard with an Ola Electric Scooter purchase.