Ola Electric scooter launch highlights: Prices start at Rs 99,999 with the S1 Pro having a range of up to 181 kilometres and top speed of 115 kph

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Ola Electric S1 prices (including state subsidies)

The Ola Electric S1 will be cheaper still in states with their own EV policies. Here’s a look at what the S1 and S1 Pro will cost in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Delhi.

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Ola Electric scooter prices announced!

The Ola S1 starts at Rs 99,999, while the S1 Pro is priced at Rs 1,29,999 (including FAME-II subsidy).

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Ola S1 gets in-built speakers

The Ola Electric S1 e-scooter features built-in speakers, and users can also answer calls using the scooter’s touchscreen. Additionally, it also gets cruise control!

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Ola Electric S1 scooter: Display

Here’s a look at the Ola S1’s 7.0-inch touchscreen, which integrates real-time traffic updates and turn-by-turn navigation. Owners can also schedule a ‘home’ service using the screen. 

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Ola S1 scooter to have four ‘moods’

The Ola Electric S1 will have four ‘moods’, that will change the sound of the scooter – Bolt, Vintage, Care and Wonder. 

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No key for the Ola electric scooter

Bhavish Aggarwal explains the Ola electric scooter won’t have a key at all, with several functions controlled by voice commands. 

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Ola S1 electric scooter performance details

The Ola Electric S1 has a 3.98 kWh lithium-ion battery, a top speed of 115 kph and a 0-60 kph time of just five seconds.

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Ola Electric scooter named ‘S1’

The Ola Electric scooter is named the S1, and Bhavish Aggarwal says it is ‘the best scooter ever built’. 

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Bhavish Aggarwal gets the Ola Electric scooter launch underway

Ola Electric CEO Bhavish Aggarwal kicks off the Ola Electric scooter launch by highlighting the damage fossil fuels are causing to the environment, and highlights Ola’s ‘Futurefactory’, which will have a production capacity of 10 million units per annum in the future. At full speed, the factory will produce an e-two-wheeler every two seconds. 

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Ola Electric scooter to be home-delivered

Ola Electric CEO Bhavish Aggarwal confirmed Tech2’s newsbreak (dated 21 July) in a tweet on 6 August, stating the company has received bookings for its e-scooter from over 1,000 cities in India, and that it will be delivering the scooters directly to buyers from Day 1. You can read the original story here.

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Watch the Ola Electric scooter launch LIVE

You can follow the live stream of the Ola Electric scooter launch right here.

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Ola Electric scooter: Expected real-world range of 150 kilometres

Armed with one of the biggest batteries seen on any electric two-wheeler on sale in India till date, the Ola Electric scooter is expected to have a real-world range of around 150 kilometres; something Tech2 revealed in July. You can read all about it here.

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Ola Electric scooter battery details and FAME-II subsidy eligibility

Tech2 has previously reported the top-spec S1 Pro variant of the Ola Electric scooter is likely to have a battery capacity of over 3.6 kWh, but the battery itself will be fixed, and not removable, as seen on the Etergo Appscooter. However, the high capacity lithium-ion battery means the scooter will be eligible for a FAME-II subsidy of well over Rs 50,000, and you can read more about it here.

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Ola Electric scooter colour options

Ola Electric has previously revealed its maiden electric scooter will be available in a total of ten colours. You can read all about them here

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Ola Futurefactory: From then to now

This is what the site of Ola Electric’s two-wheeler ‘Futurefactory’ looked like at the start of this year. Work on the facility began early in February this year, and about six months later, the company is nearly ready to commence mass-production, with the final touches being applied to the plant as you read this.

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Ola Electric scooter: The origins

If you’re wondering, no, Ola has never been a vehicle manufacturer, but it decided to step into the electric mobility space and acquired Dutch start-up Etergo in 2020. It’s Etergo’s ‘Appscooter’ (pictured here) that the Ola electric scooter is based on, but while it looks largely identical in terms of design, it has a few key differences, which we shall get to in just a bit…

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Welcome to Tech2’s live blog for the Ola electric scooter launch!

In just about an hour from now, Ola Electric will reveal all about its maiden electric scooter, including its specifications, prices and delivery timelines. We know many of you have been eagerly awaiting this one, so stay with us as we bring you all the updates straight from the launch event!