Bengaluru Autos

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Karnataka Transport Dept Bans Ola, Uber, Rapido Auto-Rickshaw Services

Ola, Uber and Rapido have been barred from providing auto-rickshaw services in Bengaluru.  The Karnataka Transport Department, issued a notice to 3 companies, asking to stop their rickshaw operations within three days. The decision came after commuters complained about the companies overcharging them even for short distances like 2-km, costing Rs 100. However, the cab services of Ola, Uber and Rapido will continue as usual, and ban is for… read-more

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 - 04:35 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ola, Uber, Rapido, Karnataka Transport Dept, Bengaluru(241), Auto-Rickshaw Banned

Ola Electric car

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OLA To Launch 1st Electric Car With Range Of More Than 500 Kms In 2024

The Ola Electric vehicle will be available in 2024 and will have a range of 500 kilometers. On India's 75th Independence Day, it also unveiled the S1 scooter and a new battery. During the occasion, Ola CEO and co-founder Bhavish Aggarwal spoke about launching an EV revolution in India. The only information Ola provided was that the automobile will go from 0 to… read-more

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 11:50 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Ola, Electric Car, Bhavish Aggarwal, Electric Vehicles, Car

Courtesy: Indian Express

Ola S1 Electric Scooter

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Ola Unveils Its S1 Electric Scooter In India

The Ola S1 debuted in India on August 15 as the company's second electric scooter. The Ola S1 has a 3KWh battery and a peak speed of 95kmph. It has an ARAI range of 131km and a normal range of 101km. The electric scooter also has software capabilities such as music, navigation, a companion app, and a reverse mode, and will enable upgrades into Move OS 3 and beyond.  

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 05:10 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Ola, Electric Scooter, Electric Car, India, Launch

Courtesy: Gadgets 360


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Ola Electric To Launch New Electric Car, EV Battery, Electric Scooter On August 15

On India's 75th Independence Day, August 15, Ola Electric plans to make some significant announcements. Bhavish Aggarwal, the company's CEO, revealed that the EV producer will unveil its first electric four-wheeler on August 15. Anshul Khandelwal, Chief Marketing and Revenue Officer of Ola Electric shared a photo on Twitter… read-more

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 - 04:45 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Ola, Electric Vehicle, Electric Scooter, EV Battery, Independence Day

Uber, Ola

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Ola & Uber Refute Reports Of Possible Merger

Ola CEO and founder Bhavish Aggarwal denied a report that Ola and Uber were discussing a possible merger on July 30. The Indian taxi aggregator Ola and Uber Technologies are reportedly discussing a merger, according to a report in the read-more

Sat, 30 Jul 2022 - 03:33 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Ola, Uber, Merger, Report, False News

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Ola Electric To Establish World's Largest R&D Facility In Bengaluru

Bhavish Aggarwal, CEO of Ola Electric, said on Twitter that the EV startup is developing one of the world's largest state-of-the-art Battery Innovation Center (BIC) in Bengaluru. With a $500 million investment, the company's R&D facility will employ over 500 engineers and PhDs and will be operational by next month. It will contain Physical Characteristics Lab and X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Machine (XPS) to perform checks on raw… read-more

Mon, 18 Jul 2022 - 09:00 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Ola, Electric Vehicles, bengaluru, Twitter, R&D Facility

Ola Cab

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Ola Cab Driver Murdered By 5 Youngsters Including 1 Minor: Thane

Muhammad Ali (27), an Ola cab driver in Maharashtra's Thane district, has been brutally murdered by five youngsters including a minor, on May 29. The accused were arrested on May 30. Reportedly, Ali, who hailed from Uttar Pradesh, was found dead and half naked, near RCC bridge. His belongings including money and phone were missing. Cab drivers union has called for a protest holding Ola responsible, demanding justice for Ali.

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 06:40 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Ola, Muhammad Ali, Thane, Kurla, Maharashtra

Courtesy: Free Press Journal



Ola, Uber Fare To Rise Amid Fuel Price Hike In Metro Cities

In cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Kolkata, the fares of Ola, Uber, and private taxis will be increased. The decision was in view of the rising fuel prices which have crossed the Rs 100 mark in the aforementioned cities. Head of Operations, Uber, Nitish Bhushan said, in Kolkata, Delhi-NCR fares are up by 12%, and in Mumbai, Hyderabad they increased 15%. Besides, Ola also announced hike in prices. 

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 12:03 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ola, Uber, fare hike, fuel prices, Metro Cities

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Electric Vehicle

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Govt Appoints Experts To Probe E-Scooter Fire Incidents

The Centre has decided to depute a team of independent experts to investigate incidents of electric scooters catching fire. In addition, a fire incident that engulfed the Ola e-scooter was reported from Pune a few days back. "We have asked an independent expert to check what are the actual reasons and circumstances," Giridhar Aramane, secretary of the ministry of road transport and highways.

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 07:40 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: business, e-scooters, Ola, Pune, Giridhar Aramane

Courtesy: The Economic Times



Ola, Uber Apply For Aggregator License Under New Policy: RTO Official

Ola, Uber and six other companies applied for aggregator license to the Regional Transport Offices (RTOs) in Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR).  The application came at a time when the Bombay HC directed all the aggregators to apply for a valid license, as majority of them are continuing operation without licenses. However, the applications of all the companies have been rejected due to logistic reasons, under new Aggregators Policy.

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 12:35 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ola, Uber, Aggregator License, RTO, Mumbai