Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicOla E-scooters

Topic: Ola E-scooters

Whose driving data is it? Ola e-scooter accident in Assam triggers privacy controversy

When Ola Electric released a statement on the accident, it detailed how that particular vehicle was being driven. That has set off a firestorm.

‘Nothing wrong with scooter,’ Ola Electric claims rider was overspeeding in Guwahati accident

On 26 March, the rider of a newly-purchased Ola S1 Pro met with an accident. His father took to Twitter to claim the vehicle's 'regenerative braking' was faulty.

India’s EV battery race is led by newbie scooter maker that gets more state support than RIL

Ola Electric is getting 40% of the total capacity covered by $2.4 billion in battery incentives as India aims to keep Chinese technology & raw materials away from the nascent sector.

Ola’s dream of world’s biggest e-scooter factory hits a hurdle

Mass production of Ola's e-scooters is likely to be pushed back until at least January. The firm is struggling with manufacturing and is able to make only as many as 150 units a day.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image | Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina (L) with Chinese premier Xi Jinping (R) | MFA China

Nepal to Bangladesh, nations mounting small acts of big rebellion against China, US

Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Maldives reiterated their commitment to the One-China Policy—but on their own terms.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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