Ola Electric Scooter Set To Be Launched On 15 August, Says CEO Bhavish Aggarwal

by Swarajya Staff - Aug 3, 2021 03:04 PM +05:30 IST
Ola Electric Scooter Set To Be Launched On 15 August, Says CEO Bhavish AggarwalOla Electric Scooter (@bhash/Twitter)

Ride-hailing major Ola on Tuesday (3 August) announced that it was planning a launch event for the Ola electric scooter on 15 August, India's independence Day.

The company has earlier claimed that the electric scooter received a record-breaking 1,00,000 reservations within the first 24 hours, making it the most pre-booked scooter in the world.

Ola Electric opened the reservation for its electric scooter on the evening of 15 July. It can be reserved for Rs 499 via its official website -- olaelectric.com.

Ola's CEO Bhavish Aggarwal on Tuesday took to twitter to express his gratitude towards all those who have pre-booked the scooter.

In the tweet, he also announced that the company was planning a launch event for the electric scooter on 15 August.

The Ola CEO further said that the full specifications and details of the electric scooter as well as availability dates during the event.

"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!" Aggarwal said.

The company had earlier said that the Ola Scooter will be a "revolutionary product", with class-leading speed, unprecedented range, the biggest boot space as well as advanced technology that make it the best scooter customers can buy.

The company said it will be priced aggressively to make it widely accessible and it will be made-in-India for the world, to be manufactured at the company's state-of-the-art Future Factory.

The first phase of the Ola Future Factory is nearing completion and will be operationalised soon, while the full capacity of 10 million vehicles per annum will be built by next year.

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