Ola Electric: News

Ola Electric Mobility is an Indian company headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka. It was founded in 2017 by Bhavish Aggarwal, Ankit Bhati, and other core members. The company’s aim is to work with driver-partners, vehicle manufacturers, and battery companies to produce sustainable technology at cost-effective prices. Their Ola Hypercharger network plan aims at installing over 100K+ charging stations in 400 cities across India. Ola Electric is setting up its EV factory in Tamil Nadu, covering over 100 acres of forest land, and with a 10 million production capacity. The company will also introduce its first electric-based Ola Scooter this year.

15 Apr 2024


Ola S1 X becomes cheaper, now starts at ₹70,000

Ola Electric has reduced the price of its S1 X model, with the electric scooter now starting from ₹69,999.

09 Apr 2024


Ola Cabs ceases operations in UK, Australia, and New Zealand

In a strategic move to refocus on its domestic market, India's leading ride-hailing company, Ola Cabs, has announced the discontinuation of its services in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand.

13 Mar 2024

Bajaj Auto

Ola Electric to launch 'Raahi' e-rickshaw this month

Bengaluru-based EV maker Ola Electric is preparing to unveil a new-age electric rickshaw, called Raahi, as part of its broader strategy to enter the commercial segment.

08 Mar 2024

Ola S1

Ola Electric announces Women's Day offers on S1 scooter range

In honor of International Women's Day, Ola Electric is offering special deals on its S1 electric scooter lineup from March 8 to 10.

05 Mar 2024

Ola S1 Pro

Ola S1 Pro Gen 2 gets PLI certificate for localization

Ola Electric's S1 Pro Gen 2 scooter has been awarded a Production Linked Incentive (PLI) certificate, thanks to achieving over 50% localization.

02 Mar 2024

Ola S1

Attractive discount on Ola scooters in March: Check prices

Ola Electric has revealed that it will continue offering discounted prices on its electric two-wheeler models, S1 Pro, S1 Air, and S1 X+ (3kWh), until the end of March 2024.

02 Mar 2024

Ola S1

Ola Electric clocks record 35,000 registrations in February

Ola Electric has experienced a massive surge in monthly registrations, clocking 35,000 registrations in February 2024 alone.

28 Feb 2024

Bhavish Aggarwal

Ola's AI chatbot says rival Ather's EV is best

Ola's Krutrim AI chatbot has declared Ather Energy's 450X Gen3 as India's top electric scooter, ignoring the company's own flagship S1 Pro model.

16 Feb 2024

Ola S1

Ola S1 EV range becomes cheaper by Rs. 25,000

Ola Electric has slashed the prices of its electric scooter range, which includes the S1 Pro, S1 Air, and S1 X+ models, by up to Rs. 25,000.

04 Feb 2024

Ola S1

Is Ola S1 X (4kWh) better than the Ather 450S

Ola Electric has introduced a new top-end variant for its most affordable offering, the S1 X. The new version now features a larger 4kWh battery pack and costs Rs. 1.1 lakh (ex-showroom).

02 Feb 2024

Ola S1

Ola S1 X gets two new variants: Check features, prices

Ola Electric, India's largest electric two-wheeler maker, has introduced two new variants for its most affordable scooter, the S1 X, on our shores.

29 Jan 2024

Electric Scooters

Everything we know about Ola Electric's upcoming commercial e-scooter

Ola Electric is working on a new electric scooter, specifically designed for the commercial market. It will be unlike its S1 e-scooter series aimed at private consumers.

26 Jan 2024


Ola's AI start-up Krutrim turns unicorn with latest funding round

Krutrim, an artificial inteligence start-up launched by Ola's founder Bhavish Aggarwal, has raised $50 million at a $1 billion valuation, making it India's first unicorn of 2024.

15 Jan 2024

Ather Energy

How Ather 450 Apex fares against Ola S1 Pro

To commemorate its 10th anniversary, Bengaluru-based Ather Energy recently introduced the 450 Apex in India with a price tag of Rs. 1.89 lakh (ex-showroom, excluding FAME 2 subsidy).

10 Jan 2024


Ola parent's FY23 revenue grows 42% YoY to Rs. 2,800cr

ANI Technologies, the parent company of Ola Fleet, Ola Financial Services, Ola Electric, and Ola Stores, has seen a 42% year-on-year increase in its consolidated revenue, reaching Rs. 2,799 crore for FY23.

07 Jan 2024

Bajaj Auto

Bajaj introduces 2024 Chetak in India: Check out top rivals

Bajaj Auto has launched the 2024 version of its only electric scooter, the Chetak, in India.

01 Jan 2024

Electric Scooters

Ola Electric records highest monthly registrations in December 2023

Ola Electric achieved a record-breaking 30,219 registrations in December 2023, boasting a 74% year-on-year growth and a 40% market share in the electric two-wheeler segment.

IPOs in 2024: Ola Electric, PhonePe, Swiggy, FirstCry and others

Despite a sluggish start, the number of public issues on Dalal Street saw an uptick in 2023. A total of 57 public issues were launched, raising Rs. 49,437 crore.

31 Dec 2023

Ola S1

You may soon be able to rent an Ola e-scooter

Ola Electric's CEO Bhavish Aggarwal recently shared his thoughts on X (formerly Twitter) about launching a rental service for its S1 electric scooters in tourist cities across India.

Ola Electric receives PLI certification for EVs: Why it's significant

Ola Electric has made history as the first Indian electric two-wheeler company to be certified under the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for automobiles and auto components.

Electric scooters, motorcycles set to debut in India in 2024

The Indian electric two-wheeler market is set to experience a surge of new launches in 2024.

29 Dec 2023

Simple Energy

How Simple Dot One fares against Ola S1 Pro

Simple Energy introduced the Dot One scooter in India on December 15 at an introductory price of Rs. 99,000 (ex-showroom).

23 Dec 2023

Electric Scooters

Top 5 electric scooters launched in India in 2023

The electric scooter market in India grew at an unprecedented rate in 2023.

SoftBank-backed FirstCry, Ola Electric to file IPO papers by December-end

Ola Electric and FirstCry, both backed by SoftBank, will submit their draft IPO papers to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) by next week, as per Moneycontrol.

17 Dec 2023

Latest Scooters

Scooter sales surpass half million mark for 4th consecutive month

India's scooter market is on a roll, with sales reaching 509,119 units in November.

16 Dec 2023

Simple Energy

Simple Dot One vs Ather 450S vs Ola S1 X+

Simple Energy's most affordable electric scooter, the Dot One, has gone official in India with an introductory price tag of Rs. 99,000 (ex-showroom).

14 Dec 2023

Ather Energy

Ola Electric-rival Ather Energy plans IPO by Diwali 2024

Indian electric two-wheeler start-up Ather Energy is gearing up for its initial public offering (IPO).

10 Dec 2023

Ola S1

Ola begins delivering S1 X+ in India: Check top alternatives

Bengaluru-based Ola Electric, India's largest electric two-wheeler manufacturer, has started delivering the S1 X+ electric scooter.

06 Dec 2023

Electric Vehicles

IPO-bound Ola Electric reports 510% revenue growth in FY23

Electric vehicle (EV) maker, Ola Electric logged a whopping 510% increase in its consolidated revenue for the financial year ending March 2023 (FY23), reaching Rs. 2,782 crore.

02 Dec 2023

Ola S1

Ola Electric to release MoveOS 4 in December

Ola Electric announced at its recent EndICEage event that the latest version of its software, MoveOS 4, will be available to the public in December.

06 Nov 2023

Ola S1 Pro

Ola Electric considering subscription fee for cruise control feature

Ola Electric is considering a subscription fee for electric scooter owners to access cruise control, as reported by HT Auto.

29 Oct 2023

Electric Vehicles

How Gogoro 2 Series fares against Ola S1 Pro

Gogoro, the Taiwan-based EV maker with its in-house developed smart battery swapping network, is gearing up to introduce the 2 Series scooter in India soon.

Ola Electric raises Rs. 3,200cr to build Lithium-ion cell facility

EV maker Ola Electric has revealed that it has closed a funding round worth Rs. 3,200 crore (about $380 million).

22 Oct 2023

Ola Scooter

Planning to buy Ola Electric scooter? Check these Dussehra offers

Homegrown EV maker Ola Electric is offering exciting benefits to customers in India this Dussehra.

21 Oct 2023

Ola Scooter

Ola S1 X+ begins arriving at dealerships in India

The S1 X+ electric scooter, unveiled by Ola Electric in August, has officially begun arriving at dealerships for prospective buyers to see it up close. The scooter is priced at Rs. 1.1 lakh (ex-showroom) in India.

19 Oct 2023


Okaya Motofaast vs Ola S1 Pro: Which EV is better

Homegrown EV maker Okaya has introduced its newest offering, the Motofaast, in India with a price tag of Rs. 1.37 lakh (ex-showroom). The e-scooter is available in seven vivid color schemes with attractive graphics.

14 Oct 2023

Ola S1 Pro

Deliveries of Ola S1 Pro Gen 2 electric scooter underway

Ola Electric has begun the deliveries of its latest flagship electric scooter, the S1 Pro Gen 2, as a follow-up to the first-generation model.

16 Aug 2023

Electric Scooters

Ola Electric unveils MoveOS 4, public rollout by October

Ola Electric has unveiled MoveOS 4, a significant software upgrade for its electric scooters. The firmware includes a range of enhancements designed to improve user experience and security.

16 Aug 2023

Ola S1 Pro

How Ola S1 Pro (2nd Generation) fares against Ather 450X

Ola Electric has introduced the 2nd Generation version of its flagship offering, the S1 Pro in India with a price tag of Rs. 1.47 lakh (ex-showroom). The e-scooter features a redesigned frame and powertrain.

16 Aug 2023

Ola S1 Pro

Ola S1 Pro (2nd Generation), Air, and X compared

Ola Electric has introduced the S1 X and second-generation S1 Pro scooters in India. The S1 Air model introduced last month, has also been updated.

15 Aug 2023

Ola S1 Pro

Ola launches S1X, S1X+, S1 Pro (2nd-gen) EVs in India

Ola Electric has introduced several new products in the Indian market on the occasion of 77th Independence Day.

13 Aug 2023

Ather Energy

Ather 450S vs Ola S1 Air: Which EV is better

Ather Energy has introduced three new electric scooters in India, including their most affordable offering, the 450S. It carries a price tag of Rs. 1.3 lakh (ex-showroom).

01 Aug 2023


Meet Bijlee, Ola Electric's new pet employee

Indian electric two-wheeler manufacturer Ola Electric has recently introduced its newest team member Bijlee.

29 Jul 2023

Electric Scooters

Price hike for Ola S1 Air after July 31

The Ola S1 Air e-scooter is currently available at an introductory price of Rs. 1.09 lakh until July 31. After this date, the price will be hiked by Rs. 10,000, to Rs. 1.19 lakh (ex-showroom).

26 Jun 2023

Ola S1

Is 2023 KOMAKI SE better than Ola S1 Air

KOMAKI has launched the 2023 iteration of its high-speed electric scooter, the SE in India with a starting price tag of Rs. 96,968 (ex-showroom). It is available in three trim levels: ECO, SPORT, and SPORT PERFORMANCE UPGRADE.