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  • Londoners can now hail fully electric taxis via ‘Ola EV’ category May 14, 2021 12:49 PM IST

    Londoners can now hail fully electric taxis via ‘Ola EV’ category

    Passengers will have to pay the same amount as that of the comfort category.

  • COVID-19: Uber has given 70,000 free rides to Indians going for vaccinations May 14, 2021 12:39 PM IST

    COVID-19: Uber has given 70,000 free rides to Indians going for vaccinations

    Uber is offering free rides worth Rs 10 crore for vaccination in 34 cities, and has tied up with state authorities, central government and NGOs to help people get the jab

  • COVID-19 second wave | Ola to provide free doorstep delivery of oxygen concentrators; starts service in Bengaluru May 10, 2021 02:44 PM IST

    COVID-19 second wave | Ola to provide free doorstep delivery of oxygen concentrators; starts service in Bengaluru

    Ola will expand the free oxygen concentrator doorstep delivery service across India in the coming weeks,

  • Exclusive: Ola investor Matrix eyes $75m cash gain in secondary sale, $400m new fund May 07, 2021 08:22 AM IST

    Exclusive: Ola investor Matrix eyes $75m cash gain in secondary sale, $400m new fund

    Matrix Partners India is one of the country's largest venture capital firms, but its gains from startups have paled compared to peers. Now Matrix is looking to fix that by selling a stake in Ola, even as its other lucrative bets lead to a record $400 million new fund.

  • Meet Wayne Burgess - Ola Electric's new design head May 05, 2021 12:04 PM IST

    Meet Wayne Burgess - Ola Electric's new design head

    Just a few days after announcing plans to set up a dedicated EV design centre in Bengaluru, Ola Electric is back in the spotlight again for appointing former JLR Design Director, Wayne Burgess, as its VP of Design. Find out more about this high profile car designer.

  • Ola Electric appoints ex-Jaguar design director Wayne Burgess as VP of Design May 04, 2021 10:40 AM IST

    Ola Electric appoints ex-Jaguar design director Wayne Burgess as VP of Design

    A high-profile car designer like Wayne Burgess, two new design centers and an upcoming electric four-wheeler will pave the road to Ola Electric’s primacy as a local and global electric mobility brand.

  • Ola to take e-scooter to international markets this fiscal May 02, 2021 01:57 PM IST

    Ola to take e-scooter to international markets this fiscal

    The company, which is working on setting up a "Hypercharger Network" for its electric vehicle, is slated to launch its electric scooter in India in July this year.

  • Ola to foray into four-wheeler EV space with own compact car Apr 30, 2021 05:35 PM IST

    Ola to foray into four-wheeler EV space with own compact car

    Ola only recently unveiled their e-scooter and their plans to build a mega facility that could produce that scooter every two seconds.

  • Ola Electric to set up 1 lakh charging stations in 5 years, to invest $2 billion with partners Apr 22, 2021 02:22 PM IST

    Ola Electric to set up 1 lakh charging stations in 5 years, to invest $2 billion with partners

    In an interview with Moneycontrol, Ola chairman and group CEO Bhavish Aggarwal said this would solve one of the key barriers in EV adoption: range anxiety.

  • Ola Electric appoints Yongsung Kim as head of global sales Apr 06, 2021 03:02 PM IST

    Ola Electric appoints Yongsung Kim as head of global sales

    Ola said it is planning to launch its electric scooter in Indian and several international markets such as Europe, UK, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia.

  • No change warranted in FDI norms, Amazon, Flipkart tell DPIIT even as other e-tailers call for penalties for violators Mar 25, 2021 04:38 PM IST

    No change warranted in FDI norms, Amazon, Flipkart tell DPIIT even as other e-tailers call for penalties for violators

    While Amazon and Flipkart expressed their concerns with regards to a proposed change in the existing rules, companies such as Tata Cliq, Snapdeal, BigBasket and Grofers were of the view that while the policy was fine, a proper implementation was lacking, according to sources who attended the meeting.

  • Policybazaar to join Paytm-led consortium to apply for New Umbrella Entity: Report Mar 24, 2021 11:45 AM IST

    Policybazaar to join Paytm-led consortium to apply for New Umbrella Entity: Report

    Ola Financial, Policybazaar and IndusInd Bank are expected to own less than 10 percent stake each in the NUE.

  • Ola to provide free COVID-19 vaccines to employees, their dependents Mar 17, 2021 03:10 PM IST

    Ola to provide free COVID-19 vaccines to employees, their dependents

    The vaccination drive will be extended to all the direct contractual employees, consultants, advisors of the company and their immediate dependents including spouse, kids and parents, comprising more than 24,000 people.

  • Watch: Founder Bhavish Aggarwal on how Ola is building the world's largest electric scooter factory in India Mar 08, 2021 10:16 AM IST

    Watch: Founder Bhavish Aggarwal on how Ola is building the world's largest electric scooter factory in India

    Months after announcing an investment of Rs 2,400 crore to set up an electric scooter factory in Tamil Nadu, Ola Electric is moving at full speed. Moneycontrol visited the site, being pegged as the world's largest electric scooter factory, at full production. It has a capacity to manufacture 10 million units a year when it is completed. Ola founder Bhavish Aggarwal spoke to Moneycontrol's Chandra R Srikanth on the scale of his ambition, his plans to make 4-wheelers, why there will be an appetite for millions of scooters and his thoughts on Tesla.

  • Ola's Bhavish Aggarwal looks to disrupt India's EV market by mass producing vehicles Mar 07, 2021 07:11 PM IST

    Ola's Bhavish Aggarwal looks to disrupt India's EV market by mass producing vehicles

    Ola founder Bhavish Aggarwal, who aims to make the Ola FutureFactory in Tamil Nadu the world's largest two-wheeler factory, says Tesla's entry into India will be a "massive positive" for the EV ecosystem.

  • Paytm-Ola-IndusInd Bank to apply for NUE to launch payments network: Report Feb 26, 2021 09:40 AM IST

    Paytm-Ola-IndusInd Bank to apply for NUE to launch payments network: Report

    The consortium will submit its proposal to the Reserve Bank of India on February 26

  • Ola to deploy ABB's robotics, automation solutions at EV manufacturing facility Feb 11, 2021 02:38 PM IST

    Ola to deploy ABB's robotics, automation solutions at EV manufacturing facility

    Ola will utilise ABB's automation solutions in its factory's key manufacturing process lines, including painting and welding lines, while ABB robots will be deployed extensively for the battery and motor assembly lines, a statement said.

  • SC upholds CCI order dismissing complaints of anti-competitive practices by Ola, Uber Dec 15, 2020 09:47 PM IST

    SC upholds CCI order dismissing complaints of anti-competitive practices by Ola, Uber

    The Supreme Court also set aside the NCLAT finding that the informant in the case, Samir Agarwal, had no locus standi to move to the CCI.

  • Ola to invest Rs 2,400 crore to set up e-scooter factory in Tamil Nadu Dec 14, 2020 01:59 PM IST

    Ola to invest Rs 2,400 crore to set up e-scooter factory in Tamil Nadu

    Upon completion, the factory will create nearly 10,000 jobs and will be the world's largest scooter manufacturing facility that will initially have an annual capacity of 2 million units, a statement said.

  • Over 80% consumers support government's move to cap surge pricing for online taxi platforms: Survey Dec 06, 2020 03:03 PM IST

    Over 80% consumers support government's move to cap surge pricing for online taxi platforms: Survey

    The guidelines were released on November 27, after which Localcircles did a survey across 219 districts, covering 16,585 respondents.

  • Cap on surge pricing — App cabs hit a speed hump Dec 02, 2020 08:42 AM IST

    Cap on surge pricing — App cabs hit a speed hump

    Proposed regulation not in sync with the mechanism of dynamic pricing; can increase compliance cost of ride-hailing aggregators

  • Ola appoints Jose Pinheiro to head global manufacturing, operations of electric business Nov 30, 2020 05:20 PM IST

    Ola appoints Jose Pinheiro to head global manufacturing, operations of electric business

    In this role, Pinheiro will spearhead Ola’s ambitions to build world-class manufacturing facilities, starting with the world’s largest scooter factory, and then expanding to multiple such facilities across India, a statement said.

  • Female passengers can avail ride pooling on Uber, Ola only with other lady commuters Nov 28, 2020 05:01 PM IST

    Female passengers can avail ride pooling on Uber, Ola only with other lady commuters

    The ministry has put a cap on what Ola and Uber can charge with a new set of guidelines allowing the aggregator to charge a fare 50 per cent lower than the base fare and a maximum surge pricing of 1.5 times the base fare.

  • Ola, Uber rides likely to get cheaper as government caps surge fares Nov 27, 2020 02:45 PM IST

    Ola, Uber rides likely to get cheaper as government caps surge fares

    The government on November 27 came out with a set of guidelines to regulate cab aggregators in the country.

  • Centre defines aggregators through Motor Vehicle Aggregator Guidelines Nov 27, 2020 12:58 PM IST

    Centre defines aggregators through Motor Vehicle Aggregator Guidelines

    "The guidelines may be applicable to aggregators on boarding transport vehicles in the area of operation. The vehicles that may be integrated by the aggregator shall include all motor vehicles under the act and e-rickshaw," said the 26-page Motor Vehicle Aggregator Guidelines issued on November 27.

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