Electric Vehicles

Ola electric scooter bookings open for INR 499, is this EV revolution?

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Ola Electric has opened up the order books for the highly anticipated ‘Ola Scooter’ in the Indian market. Interested customers can now book the Ola Electric scooter for a refundable amount of INR 499 from Ola Electric’s dedicated website. The brand has also announced that customers who reserve the Ola Scooter now will get priority delivery of the scooter after its market launch. 

Ola Electric – Ola Scooter

The Ola Scooter is a revolutionary product in the Indian market that boasts class-leading speed, range and under-seat storage. The electric scooter also claims to have advanced technology and state-of-the-art mechanical components. According to the brand, the Ola Electric scooter will come with aggressive pricing making it widely accessible, and one of the best scooters money can buy. As of now, the pricing on the Ola Scooter is not available, but Ola Electric will reveal the price shortly. 

Ola Scooter – Technical Specifications

Ola Electric has not yet revealed the technical specifications of the electric scooter. But in the recent past, Ola Electric revealed the Ola Hypercharger. The Ola Hypercharger is a fast-charging system that the brand plans to install around the country. The fast-charging system will be capable of recharging the battery of the Ola Scooter to 50% state-of-charge in just 18 minutes. The brand also revealed that, at 50% capacity, the scooter will deliver a range of 75 km. This leads us to believe that the Ola Scooter will be capable of providing a range of around 150 km on a full charge. 

Ola Electric – Futurefactory

The company will roll out the Ola Electric scooter from the Ola Futurefactory. The new production plant boasts of being the largest electric two-wheeler factory in the world. The Futurefactory also claims to be the most advanced and sustainable two-wheeler production plant. It will be built on a 500-acre site in Tamil Nadu, India. The Ola Futurefactory will have an installed production capacity of 2 million units per annum in its first phase. When the factory is fully operational, the Ola Futurefactory will be able to churn out 10 million electric vehicles per annum. According to Ola Electric, the Futurefactory will become fully operational by next year. 

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