Riding on the hype train of Electric Vehicles, OLA on Thursday announced that customers can now pre-book their own upcoming OLA Scooter at just a mere 499 and that is too refundable.
It comes as good news for the fans of Electric Vehicle in India as if the leaked specifications are to be believed, OLA electric scooter is going to be a dealbreaker in the electric scooter market in India.
The company has said that the customers who reserve their Ola Scooter for a refundable deposit of Rs 490 will get priority delivery. Giving further details, the company said that the customers can reserve their scooter on olaelectric.com.
The company is yet to announce the final sales price of the scooter as well as the features but sources confirm that the scooter would be aggressively priced under or around One Lakh INR. The company will officially announce the features and prices in the coming days.
Bhavish Aggarwal, the chairman and chief executive officer of Ola said that “India’s EV [electric vehicle] revolution begins today as we open reservations for our electric scooter, the first in our range of upcoming EVs. With its incredible performance, technology and design along with aggressive pricing, it will help accelerate the transition to sustainable mobility.”
The announcement of pre-bookings for the scooter comes at a time when Ola Electric is going to raise $100 million (approx. ₹740 crores) in the form of debt from the Bank of Baroda.
This Electric Scooter is just the first in a range of products from the company as it has plans to make more EVs in India and for that OLA has announced its plans to set up a FUTURE FACTORY in Tamil Nadu with a capacity of producing 10 Million EV every year. Their factory would be able to produce 2 Million EVs by the end of this year.