Ola electric scooter to launch on August 15

Ola Electrical is ready to launch an electrical scooter in India. Final night, Ola’s CEO Bhavish Aggarwal revealed that the much-awaited electrical scooter will likely be unveiled on August 15 on the eve of Indian Independence Day.

In a tweet, Aggarwal introduced that the corporate is planning to host the launch occasion on August 15 and can share all of the related particulars like specs, options and availability.

Notably, again in Could, Bangalore-based Simple Energy announced that it will unveil its flagship Simple One electric scooter on August 15.

Ever for the reason that daybreak of this yr, the corporate has been revealing details about the manufacturing facility, its plans and the scooter itself in a sluggish but regular method thus creating sufficient buzz across the upcoming zero-emission scooter.

Ola Electrical has arrange a large manufacturing facility to fabricate these scooters and for the reason that first part of this manufacturing facility is full, the corporate is now planning to launch the scooter for the general public. The manufacturing facility as soon as full will be capable of make over 2 million scooters yearly which is able to permit Ola to not solely promote it in India however export the scooter to different world markets as nicely.

Final month Ola introduced that the scooter will be pre-booked for a paltry sum of Rs. 500. This transfer geared toward producing public curiosity was profitable and the corporate introduced that it has already acquired over 100,00zero bookings within the first 24 hours. 

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Forward of the launch, Ola has stated that its scooter will likely be one the very best in its class with regards to velocity, vary, boot house in addition to expertise used. The brand new EV will likely be accessible in ten color choices and most significantly the corporate goals to construct an Ola Hypercharger Community of greater than 100,00zero charging factors throughout 400 cities in India. By the top of this yr, the corporate plans to get 5,00zero areas throughout 100 cities practical.

Whereas we all know how the scooter appears, individuals are curious to know the main points concerning the battery on this scooter. Rumours counsel that Ola will introduce a number of variants of the scooter with the S1 Professional being the highest variant. In contrast to the unique AppScooter, the Ola scooter will come with fixed batteries providing an anticipated vary of as much as 150kms. The corporate will bundle a charger that can be utilized to cost the scooter through an everyday 5AMP energy socket.

When it comes to pricing, the corporate has hinted that the scooter will likely be aggressively priced round Rs. 85,00zero – Rs. 100,00zero. The highest-end variant – Ola S1 Professional is predicted to be priced round Rs. 1.5lakh and can come geared up with a battery capability of shut to three.6 kWh making it eligible of roughly Rs. 50,00zero as subsidy underneath the FAME II scheme.