Ola Electric Mobility to Launch e-Scooters on Aug 15


imgElectric scooter manufacturer Ola Electric Mobility plans to launch its models on August 15, said Bhavish Aggarwal, Chairman and Group CEO of the company.

In his tweet, Bhavish stated, "Thanks to all who have reserved our scooter! Planning a launch event for the Ola Scooter on 15th August. Will share full specs and details on product and availability dates. Looking forward to it,"

Cagey about the vehicle specifications and the price, the company had said that the pricing will be competitive.

The electric scooter would be rolled out of its factory in Krishnagiri district in Tamil Nadu and the total project outlay has been put at Rs 2,354 crore. The plant has set up more than 500 acres of land is an integrated facility with manufacturing, battery as well as supplier parks, ensuring over 90 per cent of parts are localised and in close proximity.

The company opened bookings for the e-scooter on July 15. It obtained around 1 lakh bookings in a matter of 24 hours. The rush to book the e-scooter led to an OTP glitch for many customers.

Bhavish clears, “For those who faced issues in the beginning, apologies! We didn’t anticipate the crazy demand and didn’t plan enough scalability of the website. All fixed now.”