5 things you need to know about the newly launched Ola S1 electric scooter

Ola Electric has introduced its more affordable electric scooter, the Ola S1, and it will sit below the year-old Ola S1 Pro. The Ola S1 makes a comeback into Ola Electric’s portfolio after having been cancelled earlier this year. The brand new Ola S1 and Ola S1 Pro are practically the same scooters, with the … Read more

Ola new product launch date is August 15th: EV or new Ola S1 Pro colour?

Highlights Ola Electric is preparing for an August 15th event and could unveil one or more products  Rumours suggest the possibility of a new affordable e-scooter, a new Ola Electric car, or even new colours for the Ola S1 Pro and more The August 15th event marks the one year anniversary since Ola first launched … Read more

New Ola EV launch on August 15th: affordable scooter or Ola electric car?

Furthermore, Aggarwal mentioned that he would share more details about the brand’s “big future plans”. This could be a hint about the Ola Electric Car that is in active development. We should probably hear more about the car and its progress. Super excited to announce a new product this 15th August! Will also share more … Read more

Ola S1 Pro MoveOS 3.0 update to launch in October: features

The MoveOS 2.0 official rollout began on June 19th. The MoveOS 2.0 brought a lot of features that were promised at the time of launch, which include – cruise control, navigation, music playback and more. However, MoveOS 2.0 is far from foolproof, and users have started reporting some bugs and glitches scattered across the software.  … Read more

EV fires in India: Government sends show cause notice to Ola, Okinawa, PureEV and others

Electric scooters have had a turbulent past in the country, given their track record of unsafe fiery incidents. At the peak of the summer, multiple e-scooters caught fire across the country, most of which were suspected to stem from poor thermal management of the battery system or inferior quality battery packs.  Government sends out show-cause … Read more

[Exclusive] Ola Electric silently upgrading VCUs on older S1 Pro scooters to avoid further recalls

Ola Electric has faced a lot of heat in recent months as its electric scooter has underperformed due to software issues and fire incidents. The company has also recalled 1,441 units of the S1 Pro for checking battery health.  Ola S1 Pro VCUs being upgraded 91mobiles has exclusively learnt from tipster Yogesh Brar that Ola … Read more

Ola S1 Pro reverse mode accident: Scooter reverses at 50kmph while parking, injures 65-year-old

The Ola S1 Pro electric scooter has been getting record sales figures and rose to the top of the charts last month. CEO Bhavish Aggarwal also hinted at releasing many promised features via a new MoveOS 2.0 update.  Ola S1 Pro reverses at high speed and injures a 65-year-old man In an incident that took … Read more

Govt blames EV fires on faulty batteries, companies may not replace battery packs

The Expert Committee put into force by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, has concluded its investigation and will publish its findings officially in about two weeks’ time. The government had stepped in and warned companies of heavy penalties if companies were found guilty of negligence. Faulty battery cells and modules … Read more

Ola S1 Pro accidents: Report claims Ola using bots to tweet in favour of company

The social media fiasco started when Reetam Singh, son of Balwant Singh from Guwahati, met with an accident and criticised Ola publicly on Twitter. Singh claimed he was then attacked by Twitter trolls, whose tweets had a similar format and structure. Balwant Singh had tweeted and looped in CEO Bhavish Aggarwal complaining about an alleged … Read more

Ola is now market leader in electric scooter sales in India, despite accidents

Ola Electric has posted a significant growth in EV sales despite facing multiple issues and complaints. In a recent event, a frustrated Ola S1 Pro owner doused his vehicle in fuel and set it on fire. Problems with Ola’s reverse mode have also been reported. An Ola Electric scooter also caught fire in Pune and … Read more