Ola Electric has seriously stirred up competition in the country. The biggest factor behind this was the Ola S1 Pro. This electric scooter offers great range and performance at an affordable price. However, Ola and especially Bhavish Aggarwal have more ambitious plans; launch Ola’s electric car in the future. At the August 15 event, Ola shared a glimpse of the car and also made big claims regarding the car. If the claims come true, it could become the best electric car in India. In today’s article, let’s talk about Ola’s electric car.
Bhavish Aggarwal has made big claims regarding its design, performance and range. Let’s talk about performance first. Ola claims it will be the fastest EV in India. It can reach 100 km/h in less than four seconds and has a drag coefficient of just 0.21. What about the range? Ola claims a range of more than 500 km on a single charge. Now let’s talk about the design, it is expected to be the sportiest car built in India with an all-glass roof and handle-less doors. Other than this, it gets the brand’s Move OS software that allows for over-the-air update capabilities.
What do you think of Ola’s big claims?
Best electric car – What else do we know?
Ola’s upcoming electric car could be designed by Krux studio, headed by Ramkrishna Ananthan. According to reports, Ola has signed a contract with Krux studio. What is so special about this development? For context: Ramkrishna Ananthan is the former head of design of Mahindra & Mahindra. After leaving Mahindra, she founded Krux Studios. She has worked on projects like the XUV700, which is certainly an encouraging development.
Ola’s Electricity Plan
Ola plans to expand more in the EV segment with its future products. It plans to expand its factory to produce electric scooters, cars and battery cells. 200 acres are for the production of four wheels, 40 acres for the production of two wheels and 100 acres for the cell factory. According to Ola, the factory can produce 1 million cars, 10 million scooters and 100 GWh cells at full capacity.
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