Ola Electric Car In The Works: Could Introduce EVs For Fleet & Private Buyers

Ola Electric is looking to enter the electric passenger vehicle segment in Indian and international markets as well. It has been confirmed about the brand's entry into the electric two-wheeler space. Now, we have information that the brand is also looking to enter the electric four-wheeler space.

Ola Electric Car In The Works: Could Introduce EVs For Fleet & Private Buyers

The company is looking to enter the segment, which still has only a handful of model available in the country and across the world. As a result, Ola Electric is looking to have an early advantage by launching an electric four-wheeler.

Ola Electric Car In The Works: Could Introduce EVs For Fleet & Private Buyers

The details of the upcoming electric car from Ola Electric is yet to be known. However, it is expected to be launched with priority given to affordability. It will be a city car with a decent range to become an ideal daily driver.

Ola Electric Car In The Works: Could Introduce EVs For Fleet & Private Buyers

As a result, the electric car is also expected to be offered with a home charging solution bundled to it. The electric car is also expected to be offered in a couple of variants. The basic ones are expected to be added to the brand's ride-hailing platform.

Ola Electric Car In The Works: Could Introduce EVs For Fleet & Private Buyers

On the other hand, the electric car could also be offered in the mid and top-spec variants. The top-spec is expected to have all the bells and whistles including connected technology via eSim internet connectivity.

Ola Electric Car In The Works: Could Introduce EVs For Fleet & Private Buyers

Ola Electric is yet to reveal the details of the electric powertrain, design, and features of the upcoming electric car. However, it is expected to use a born-electric skateboard platform, which will make it roomier inside and support its compact form factor.

Ola Electric Car In The Works: Could Introduce EVs For Fleet & Private Buyers

The born-electric skateboard platform will not have an electric motor placed in the middle along with a battery pack mounted low-down. Instead, it will be independently driven by all four wheels, which makes for a roomier cabin.

Ola Electric Car In The Works: Could Introduce EVs For Fleet & Private Buyers

The company also plans to set up a global design centre for its electric car division in Bengaluru. The design facility will be loaded with technologies to facilitate clay modelling and a CMF (colour, materials and finish) lab.

Ola Electric Car In The Works: Could Introduce EVs For Fleet & Private Buyers

Ola Electric will also be improving the public charging infrastructure in the country to support its EV customers in the country. The company has already announced that it will be setting up India's largest Hypercharger network — here are all details.

Ola Electric Car In The Works: Could Introduce EVs For Fleet & Private Buyers

Thoughts About The Ola Electric Car Being In The Works

The demand for an electric vehicle is rapidly increasing in India. The two-wheeler space is flooded with various models, while the four-wheeler space only has a few models. Ola is looking to take advantage and become an early adopter in the country. The affordability route being considered for the upcoming electric car from Ola is intriguing.

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Article Published On: Friday, April 30, 2021, 16:44 [IST]
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