Ola Electric factory almost ready as company gears up for e-scooter launch

  • The Ola Electric factory is being built in Tamil Nadu and the mega factory will be able to roll out 20 lakh electric scooters in the initial phase.
An aerial shot of the Ola Electric factory (@bhash/Twitter)
An aerial shot of the Ola Electric factory

Ola Electric is gearing up for the launch of its first electric scooters in India on August 15. The factory where these electric scooters will be manufactured is also nearing completion. Bhavish Aggarwal, CEO of Ola Electric, shared the status of the factory on Twitter showing an aerial image of the Ola Futurefactory.

"Ground zero!" wrote Aggarwal as he shared the image of the Futurefactory on social media. His tweet comes just a day after he revealed that the Ola electric scooter will be lunched in the country on Independence Day, the booking for which were opened at 499 in late July. The e-scooter is expected to be priced under 1 lakh.

Also check these Bikes

Find more Bikes
Ola Electric Diamondhead (HT Auto photo)
₹ 3.50 Lakhs
Alert Me When Launched
Ola Electric Cruiser (HT Auto photo)
₹ 2.70 Lakhs
Alert Me When Launched
Ola Electric Roadster (HT Auto photo)
₹ 1.50 Lakhs
Alert Me When Launched
Ola Electric Adventure (HT Auto photo)
Alert Me When Launched
Ola Electric S1 Air (HT Auto photo)
BatteryCapacity Icon3 kWh Range Icon101 km
₹ 1.20 Lakhs
View Offers
Ola Electric S1 X (HT Auto photo)
BatteryCapacity Icon3 kWh Range Icon151 km
₹ 89,999 - 1.10 Lakhs
View Offers

Also Read : Ola Electric scooter: 10 things you need to know

Earlier this year, Ola Electric had announced that the company is building a mega factory on a 500-acre land area. It had signed a 2,400-crore MoU with the Tamil Nadu government in December to develop world's largest manufacturing plant for two-wheelers. The land acquisition for the plant was completed in January this year and the construction work began by late February.

Also Read : Top-five rivals to Ola Electric scooter

The cab-aggregator turned EV maker had informed that the first phase of the electric scooter plant will be operational soon and more than 10 million man-hours have been planned to make the factory operational in record time. The factory will be able to roll out 20 lakh electric scooters in the initial phase. The mega factory will serve as Ola’s global manufacturing hub for a range of electric two-wheelers that will be sold across India and exported to international markets like Europe, UK, Latin America, Australia, and New Zealand.

Also Read : Ola electric scooter likely to have top speed in excess of 100 kmph

The Ola factory is claimed to be the most automated in India as it will be powered by Ola’s own AI engine and tech stack that will be deeply integrated into all factory operations. Around 5,000 robots and automated guided vehicles will be deployed when the factory goes fully operational. Further, the company claims that the factory will create 10,000 jobs, despite the incorporation of Industry 4.0 technologies.

About the Ola electric scooter, the company has confirmed that the scooter will be offered in 10 colour options and it may follow a direct-to-home sales model.

First Published Date: 04 Aug 2021, 15:43 PM IST

Check Latest Offers

Please provide your details to get Personalized Offers

Choose city
+91 | Choose city
Choose city

Want to get the best price for your existing car?

Powered by: Spinny Logo
By clicking "View Offers" you Agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy
Dear Name

Please verify your mobile number.

+91 | Choose city
Couldn't verify the OTP.
It's either expired or it's incorrect.