Multinational ridesharing major Ola on Saturday announced that its electric scooter has received a record-breaking 100,000 bookings within the first 24 hours of opening, making it the most pre-booked scooter in the world. Bookings of the highly anticipated e-scooter have commenced at a token amount of just Rs 499.
The company had opened booking for its electric scooter in the evening of July 15.
Bhavish Aggarwal, Chairman and Group CEO, Ola said “The unprecedented demand is a clear indicator of shifting consumer preferences to EVs. This is a huge step forward in our mission to transition the world to sustainable mobility. I thank all the consumers who have booked the Ola Scooter and have joined the EV revolution. This is only the beginning!”
The press statement said the Ola Scooter will be made in India for the world, to be manufactured at the company’s state-of-the-art Futurefactory, the world’s largest, most advanced and greenest two-wheeler factory, being built in Tamil Nadu. The first phase of the Ola Futurefactory is nearing completion and will be operationalised soon, while the full capacity of 10 million vehicles per annum will be built by next year.