Ola Electric KICK STARTS Sale of S1, S1 Pro TODAY; Check THIS process to complete BOOKING
The Ola electric S1 price starts at Rs 99,999, and the S1 Pro starts at Rs 1,29,999.
Ola Electric finally kick starts sale today after a delay it faced due to the technical glitches on 8 September. The customers, who have already reserved a scooter, can now convert that to a purchase by paying the remaining amount and finalise the vehicle variant and colour options.
Ola Electric CEO Bhavish Aggarwal informed the opening of the scooter sale on Twitter. “Ola S1 purchase is rolling out now! We’re opening it in the order of reservation. Look for your invitation email or check the Ola app to know when it’s live for you!" he tweeted.
The electric scooters sale was supposed to go online on 8th September at 6 pm. However, this got intruded because of some technical glitches. The CEO shared information via a letter on Twitter.
He wrote: “We had committed to start purchases today for our Ola S1 scooter. But unfortunately, we have had many technical difﬁculties in making our website for purchases live today. I want to apologise to all of you, who had to wait for several hours. The website was just not up to our expectations on quality. I know we disappointed you and l sincerely apologise to each of you for what was clearly a very frustrating experience.”
Similarly, Ola Electric tweeted on 7th September that the delivery will be made on first serve, first reserved basis! The company is also providing an EMI plan starting at Rs 2,999.
The Ola electric scooter launched in two variants – Ola S1 and Ola S1 Pro on 15th August. The company will start delivering across 1,000 cities and towns in October this year.
The Ola electric price starts at Rs 99,999, and the S1 Pro starts at Rs 1,29,999. In states with active subsidy grants, the Ola S1 will be much more affordable than many petrol scooters. After state subsidy in Delhi, the S1 would cost just Rs 85,099, whereas in Gujarat it would be only Rs 79,999.
The reservation and position in the purchase queue will not change as it is made on first serve, first reserved basis! “Our delivery dates also remain unchanged,” he mentioned.
Glad to get Pre Sale Purchase from @OlaElectric . Thankyou Ola for opening the payment window from 5 AM instead of 8AM. Waiting for the Delivery. Thankyou @bhash sir & team for such a seamless purchase experience. pic.twitter.com/JDeLPV7zKD
— Malay Mohapatra (@malaymohapatra1) September 15, 2021
The e-scooter can be booked easily and exclusively on the Ola App.
Bring the revolution home! Ola S1 purchase is rolling out now!l We’re opening it in the order of reservation. Look for your invitation email or check the Ola app to know when it’s live for you! #JoinTheRevolution pic.twitter.com/FQlVDxJ6Ki
— Bhavish Aggarwal (@bhash) September 15, 2021
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In the beginning of this week, the e-scooter maker tied up with Bank of Baroda, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, IDFC First Bank, IndusInd Bank, AU Small Finance Bank, Jana Small Finance Bank, Kotak Mahindra Prime, TATA Capital and YES Bank for providing easy loans to customers for its S1 electric scooter.
It recently announced that the Futurefactory will be run entirely by women. Futurefactory will employ over 10,000 women, making it the world’s largest women-only factory and the only all-women automotive manufacturing facility globally.
Ola to create a more inclusive workforce and provide economic opportunities for women across the board, it has mentioned.
The company has claimed that the factory has advanced AI works continuously across all stages of manufacturing to optimise operations. Over 3000 AI-driven robots help ensure everything is built with surgical precision.
“We have invested significantly to train and upskill them in core manufacturing skills and they will be responsible for the entire production of every vehicle manufactured at Ola Futurefactory,” Ola said.
It further added: “Enabling women with economic opportunities improves not just their lives but that of their families and indeed the whole community. In fact, studies show that just providing women parity in the labor workforce can grow India’s GDP by 27 per cent.”
It will also speed up the e-scooters' deliveries with its Futurefactory. Ola Futurefactory is an integrated facility with manufacturing, battery as well as supplier parks ensuring over 90 per cent of parts are localised and in close proximity.
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