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

February 11, 2021 5:18 pm

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.

Ola partners Siemens for EV facility

January 21, 2021 12:18 am

Under the partnership, Ola said it will have access to Siemens’ integrated Digital Twin design and manufacturing solutions to digitalise and validate product and production ahead of actual operations.

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

December 15, 2020 12:24 am

Upon completion, the factory will create nearly 10,000 jobs and will be the world’s largest scooter manufacturing facility, with an initial annual capacity of 2 million units, it said in a statement.

Ola appoints former General Motors executive to head global manufacturing, operations of electric biz

November 30, 2020 5:54 pm

Jose Pinheiro was earlier the Vice President of Manufacturing for General Motors Latin America, based out of Sao Paulo and has over 45 years of leadership experience. He managed 16 GM industrial complexes across nine countries.

Explained: What are the latest guidelines for cab aggregators like Ola and Uber in India?

December 03, 2020 12:18 pm

In the guidelines the government has laid down various procedures pertaining to conditions for grant of licence to an aggregator, compliance with regard to vehicles, regulation of fares, etc.

Ola banned from London roads, to appeal decision

October 05, 2020 3:30 pm

The Bengaluru-headquartered company, which had launched its services in London in February, has 21 days to appeal against the decision of Transport for London (TfL) and can continue to operate in the interim.

Ola, Uber drivers in Delhi-NCR threaten to go on strike from September 1

August 27, 2020 3:28 pm

Around 2 lakh drivers working with cab aggregators will take part in the strike if the government fails to solve our problems, said Kamaljeet Singh Gill, president of Sarvodaya Drivers Association of Delhi.

Plummeting demand, soaring fuel prices, high commission rates force ride-hailing app drivers to look for career switch

July 12, 2020 12:38 pm

While cab-aggregator firms are finding it increasingly difficult to stay afloat, poor demand, rising diesel prices, ambiguity in rules and regulations coupled with high commissions have become major deterrents for the drivers wishing to return to the business.

Ola Electric acquires Amsterdam-based Etergo, to launch electric two-wheeler next year

May 27, 2020 3:08 pm

Ola Electric Mobility (OEM) on Wednesday said it has acquired Amsterdam-based Etergo BV, a move that will help the Indian firm foray into the global premium electric two-wheeler market.

Covid Impact: Over 4,400 jobs cut by 5 major Indian companies in 1 month

May 27, 2020 7:37 am

In total, five companies — Uber India and South Asia, Ola, Zomato, Swiggy and — have together announced the reduction of around 4,441 jobs in the last one month.