- Ola Electric will set up 100,000 EV charging points across 400 cities in the country.
- In the first year, The company will set up over 5,000 charging points across 100 cities, more than double the existing EV charging infrastructure in the country.
- With this, The Ola Scooter can be charged 50% in just 18 minutes for a range of 75 km.
Ola Electric today announced the launch of the world’s largest electric vehicle hypercharging network for its upcoming electric scooter, which is set to be launched in the coming months.
The new hypercharging network will consist of the most comprehensive set of charging options to its customers through a combination of widely deployed high-speed Ola Hyperchargers and the home-charger that will come bundled with the Ola Scooter, the statement said.
To increase the adoption of electric vehicles in the country, Ola Electric will set up 100,000 charging points across 400 cities in the next five years. In the first year, The company will be setting up 5,000 charging points across 100 cities, which is more than double the existing EV charging infrastructure in the country, it said.
Ola claims that this hypercharging will be the fastest two-wheeler charging network in the world. Through this, Ola electric scooters can be charged 50% in just 18 minutes for a range of 75 kilometers.
Ola hypercharging stations will be deployed in city centers location and popular places such as malls, IT parks, office complexes, cafes, ensuring that Ola Electric customers always have a Hypercharger nearby.
The company will also provide bundled home chargers to its customers that will require no installation and will be linked to its mobile application, offering functions like plug and play systems for overnight charging.
The company is also planning to invest $2 billion in the next five years to strengthen its EV infrastructure.
Commenting on the development, Bhavish Aggarwal, Chairman and Group CEO, Ola, said, “Electric is the future of mobility and we are reimagining the entire user experience of owning an electric vehicle.
“Our plans to build a comprehensive charging network is a key piece of this. By creating the world’s largest and densest 2-wheeler charging network, we will dramatically accelerate the customer adoption of electric vehicles and rapidly move the industry to electric,” he said.