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Ola manufactures 1 lakh scooters since October 2021 | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Founder Bhavish Aggarwal claims that the following one lakh will are available simply 6 months.

Days after Ola introduced that it had crossed 20,000 despatches in October, the corporate has now said that it has produced one lakh scooters because it first started manufacturing in late October 2021. The milestone was achieved at its all-women workforce meeting line at its Krishnagiri plant. As of the time of publishing this text, 77,315 Ola e-scooters have been registered on the federal government’s VAHAN portal (which doesn’t comprise knowledge from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Madhya Pradesh).

Ola Electrical’s experience in India’s two-wheeler market has been fairly a rollercoaster. The EV maker claimed to have obtained over one lakh orders for the S1 e-scooter inside 24 hours of bookings opening in July 2021. 

Regardless of a sluggish construct up within the preliminary months – together with customer support points, manufacturing delays and prolonged ready durations – the corporate has now hit the one lakh manufacturing milestone. Even so, that is up there with producers like Kia to develop into among the many quickest new car firms in India to hit this determine.

Firm founder Bhavish Aggarwal has said that, “the following one lakh will likely be in half this time because the transition to EVs gathers much more tempo. India is nearer in the direction of making Mission Electrical a actuality than ever earlier than”. On the Ola S1 Air launch final month, which prices Rs 79,999, Bhavish Aggarwal mentioned that the corporate has scaled up manufacturing and is manufacturing over 1,000 autos a day.

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