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Ola S1 Professional will get MoveOS 2 replace, cruise management now obtainable | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Ola Electrical claims the OTA replace will repair points similar to vary drop and battery discharge.

Launched in August 2021, the Ola S1 Professional promised many options on paper similar to onboard navigation, hill-hold help, cruise management, in addition to music playback management. None of those had been obtainable on the time, however now the MoveOS 2 OTA (Over The Air) replace goals to deliver a few of these to the fray. Ola additionally says that the replace will repair the vary drop and battery discharge points on the Ola S1 Professional.

MoveOS 2 OTA replace: new options listing

1. Cruise Management

Cruise management is a function normally solely seen on the higher echelon of the bike spectrum. Ola claims that it’ll work at any pace between 20 to 80 kph in all driving modes, aside from Eco. 

The all-new Eco Mode, based on claims made by Ola, needs to be good for a real-world vary of 165km. Along with that, Ola claims some clients have even exceeded the 200km mark driving round in Eco Mode.  

Ola has now launched turn-by-turn navigation and stay route updates powered by MapMyIndia. In some circumstances, a {hardware} improve could be wanted to affix the GPS antenna. Ola has mentioned the purchasers can “provoke a voluntary replace request to resolve the priority”.

This function permits clients to pair their smartphones by way of Bluetooth and hearken to the songs whereas on the go and even whereas the scooter is stationary. 

Ola Electrical introduced the introduction of their Companion App, bringing with it an entire raft of options. The boot of the scooter will be locked or unlocked with the contact of a button on the app. Together with that you just additionally get real-time telemetric knowledge, similar to battery standing, vary throughout totally different modes, odometer readout, in addition to the software program model your scooter is at present utilizing.

Whereas all these updates are a welcome addition to the S1 Professional and assist it ship on at the very least a few of the options it promised, there stay some which can be but to be delivered. These embody hill-hold help, proximity unlock, voice help performance, and the ‘Moods’ performance.

This OTA replace, which was initially set to return out in April 2022, will probably be rolled out in a phased method. We’ve got the software program replace put in on our long-term take a look at scooter and can share the way it performs in an upcoming long-term evaluation.

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