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.

26 Jan 2023

Ola S1 Pro

Ola issues statement on accident that sent rider to ICU

Ola Electric, India's biggest EV maker, has said that the recent accident was an isolated one caused due to "very high impact." After the preliminary investigation, the company issued an official statement on Twitter.

24 Jan 2023

Ola S1 Pro

Ola S1 Pro falls apart; lands woman in the ICU

The safety and quality issues surrounding the Ola S1 Pro continue to remain a concern.

15 Jan 2023

Ola S1 Pro

Joy e-bike MIHOS v/s Ola S1 Pro: Which is better?

Vadodara-based EV maker Joy e-bike has launched the MIHOS in India with a price tag of Rs. 1.49 lakh (ex-showroom). The e-scooter is a capable city roundabout and features body panels made from rugged Poly DiCycloPentadine (PDCPD) material.

13 Jan 2023

Ola

Ola fires 200 employees as part of a restructuring exercise

Bengaluru-based ride-sharing company Ola is the latest to be hit by the layoff bug. Per Inc42, the company has laid off around 200 employees from some of its verticals.

08 Jan 2023

Ola S1

Ola reintroduces 'Gerua' editions of S1 and S1 Pro scooters

Homegrown EV maker Ola Electric has updated the S1 and S1 Pro scooters with six new color options. This includes the special 'Gerua' edition that was available for a limited period during the festival of Holi last year.

29 Dec 2022

Ola S1

Ola Electric to launch six new EVs by 2026

Bhavish Aggarwal, the CEO of Ola Electric has revealed the road map for the company's future in India.

23 Dec 2022

Ola S1

Ola Electric releases MoveOS 3.0 OTA update: Check new features

Ola Electric has released a new OTA update, called MoveOS 3.0, for all the customers of its electric scooters in India.

07 Dec 2022

Ola S1

Ola S1, S1 Pro available with great offers this December

Ola Electric is offering exciting benefits to customers on the S1 and S1 Pro in India this December.

16 Nov 2022

Cybercrimes

Ola electric scooter scam dupes thousands; 20 people arrested

Delhi Police have arrested 20 people from across the country in connection with an elaborate Ola Electric scooter scam.

04 Nov 2022

Ola S1

Ola Electric crosses 1 lakh production milestone in record time

EV maker Ola Electric has achieved the highly coveted one lakh units production milestone with its S1 range of scooters in India in a span of just 10 months.

Ola Electric establishes 50 Hyperchargers pan-India; more on the way

Ola Electric's Hypercharger Network in India is finally live.

24 Oct 2022

Bhavish Aggarwal

Bhavish Aggarwal responds to toxic work culture allegations at Ola

Bhavish Aggarwal has one answer for those who are calling the workplace culture at Ola Electric toxic - "we're not here to have a nice, easy time."

24 Oct 2022

Ola S1

Ola S1 Air v/s TVS iQube: Which one to buy?

Ola Electric has launched its most affordable offering to date, the S1 Air, in India, at an introductory price of Rs. 79,999 (ex-showroom).

Interiors of Ola Electric's car teased for first time

At the Diwali launch event for its S1 Air scooter, Ola Electric teased the interiors of its first-ever electric car, scheduled to go on sale in 2024.

22 Oct 2022

Electric Scooters

Ola S1 Air EV launched for Rs. 80,000 in India

Ola Electric has taken the wraps off its most affordable offering to date, the S1 Air, in India, with an introductory price tag of Rs. 79,999 (ex-showroom), ahead of Diwali. This pricing will be valid till October 24.

10 Oct 2022

Ola S1

Ola Electric might launch its cheapest scooter on October 22

Ola Electric is gearing up to launch its cheapest scooter in India. It might go official on October 22 and may sport a price figure of around Rs. 80,000 (ex-showroom).

09 Oct 2022

Ola S1 Pro

Ola S1 Pro's discount offer extended till festive season end

Ola Electric has extended the special Rs. 10,000 discount offer on its S1 Pro e-scooter till the end of the festive season. The exact date is not known.

08 Oct 2022

Hero VIDA V1

Hero VIDA V1 v/s Ola S1 Pro: Which is better?

Hero MotoCorp has launched its first-ever electric scooter, the VIDA V1, in India with a starting price tag of Rs. 1.45 lakh (ex-showroom).

27 Sep 2022

Ola S1 Pro

Ola S1 Pro becomes cheaper in India: Check new price

To improve sales this festive season, Ola Electric has reduced the price of its S1 Pro scooter in India.

23 Sep 2022

Ola S1

Ola Electric heads to Nepal; scooter sales by 2022-end

Ola Electric has officially announced its arrival in Nepal. The homegrown EV maker is gearing up to launch the S1 and S1 Pro scooters in the country by the end of 2022.

Ola S1 e-scooter receives over 10,000 bookings in a day

Ola Electric has received over 10,000 bookings for the S1 electric scooter on Thursday when its purchase window opened. The EV is the most affordable model from the brand.

Ola S1 electric scooter's purchase window opens on September 1

Ola Electric is all set to open the purchase window for the recently launched S1 electric scooter in India on September 1.

17 Aug 2022

Electric Scooters

Should you buy Ola S1 electric scooter or S1 Pro?

Ola Electric has launched the S1 electric scooter in India with an introductory price tag of Rs. 1 lakh (ex-showroom). This makes it the most affordable offering for the homegrown automaker.

Ola S1 electric scooter launched at Rs. 1 lakh

Ola has launched the S1 electric scooter in India with an introductory price tag of Rs. 1 lakh (ex-showroom). The scooter features a similar design philosophy to the S1 Pro.

Ola electric car, with 500km range, confirmed for 2024

Ola Electric is set to launch its first car in 2024. The all-electric sedan will be a "Made-in-India" offering for the local and global markets.

27 Jul 2022

Ather Energy

Ather 450X Gen3 v/s Ola S1 Pro: Which is better?

Ather Energy recently launched the 450X Gen3 scooter in India with a large 3.7kWh battery pack, a slightly refreshed design, and a claimed range of 146km per charge.

20 Jun 2022

Electric Scooters

Ola Electric working on MoveOS 3 software: What to expect?

Ola Electric had started rolling out the MoveOS 2 OTA update for its S1 Pro scooters on June 19. The company's CEO Bhavish Aggarwal has now announced that they have already begun working on MoveOS 3.

Ola Electric teases new sedan; production to begin in 2023

Ola Electric is working on a new D-segment executive sedan. Its production should commence by the end of 2023.

Another Ola S1 Pro's front wheel breaks off: Details here

An incident regarding the front fork of Ola Electric's S1 Pro scooter breaking off has surfaced online. The customer took to Twitter to share his ordeal.

21 May 2022

Electric Scooters

Ola Electric opens purchase window; hikes price of S1 Pro

Ola Electric has opened a fresh purchase window for the S1 Pro scooter in India. The price of the two-wheeler has also been increased by Rs. 10,000.

20 May 2022

Electric Scooters

Ola S1, S1 Pro's bookings to start from May 21

Ola Electric is set to open the purchase window for its S1 and S1 Pro scooters in India on Saturday (May 21).

03 May 2022

Hero Electric

Ola Electric emerges as leading electric two-wheeler brand in India

Within five months of entering the Indian electric two-wheeler market, Ola Electric has become the segment leader by displacing Hero Electric.

Ola Electric crosses 50,000-unit production milestone in India

EV maker Ola Electric has manufactured more than 50,000 units of its S1 Pro scooter in India.

26 Apr 2022

Nitin Gadkari

Ola recalls 1,400+ S1 Pro e-scooters amid EV fire incidents

Ola Electric has issued a recall for 1,441 units of the S1 Pro electric scooter to run pre-emptive diagnostics and health check-ups.

22 Apr 2022

Ola S1 Pro

Ola Electric's losses touched Rs. 200 crore in FY21

In the financial year ended March 2021, Ola Electric's losses touched nearly Rs. 200 crore.

09 Apr 2022

Electric Vehicles

Ola S1 Pro fire: Government to seek Ola Electric's explanation

The Centre is likely to seek an explanation from Ola Electric regarding the S1 Pro going up in flames in Pune last month.

Ola S1 Pro electric scooter catches fire; probe ordered

Ola Electric has decided to launch a probe after a black-colored S1 Pro model with a learner's badge went up in flames in Pune on Saturday (March 26). It was parked at the time of the incident and no one was hurt.

18 Mar 2022

Electric Scooters

Ola S1 Pro to get MoveOS 2.0 update in April

Ola Electric has announced that it will release a new OTA update, named MoveOS 2.0 for the S1 Pro e-scooter in April.

Komaki Venice v/s Ola S1 Pro: Which one is better?

Homegrown automaker Komaki Electric Vehicles recently launched its Venice scooter in India.

Ola S1 production stopped; to be resumed in late 2022

Ola Electric has halted the production of its S1 scooter in India, noting that the manufacturing will restart in late 2022.