Tuesday, 5 July, 2022

Topic: ola

Move over SaaS, it’s time for BaaS – why battery swapping can dramatically change EV game

Rise of e-two-wheelers, and MoRTH and NITI Aayog’s battery swapping policy could be the push e-vehicles needed to compete with ICEs.

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.

Food delivery, hairdresser, taxi, bank, car service — why all want feedback, all the time

The feedback forms you fill, and star ratings you are pestered for by drivers, delivery personnel and sales staff, have a purpose. They can help you, the personnel and businesses.

SubscriberWrites: Marketing façade or genuine change? What’s behind India’s electric vehicle revolution

Given the responses Ola and Tata have received for their electric vehicles, it is evident that Indians have bought the idea of making this world a better place, writes Seshank Mavalapalli.

Ola’s new e-scooter factory is women-only, aims to build 10 million two-wheelers by 2022

The e-mobility business is expected to make its debut next year with the vision to provide the world 'clean mobility, a carbon-negative footprint, and an inclusive workforce'.

With Rs 99,999 price tag, Ola looks to make e-scooters the affordable option for Indians

India is the world’s largest two-wheeler market. Electric vehicle sales are low but have been climbing steadily as the government pushes for its adoption through subsidies.

Ola’s Bhavish Aggarwal aims to make a E-scooter every 2 seconds at ‘world’s largest factory’

Aggarwal's Ola Electric Mobility Pvt hopes to make 10 million vehicles annually or 15% of the world’s e-scooters by the summer of 2022, starting with sales abroad later this year.

Modi govt limits app-based cabs’ surge pricing, licence must to operate service

According to road transport ministry notifications, if a driver cancels a booking after accepting a ride without any valid reason, a 10% penalty will be imposed.

Ola denied licence in London over passenger safety issues, company to appeal against decision

Ola, which launched its services in London in February, has been refused a license by the UK govt after it found numerous cases of unlicensed drivers and vehicles operating.

Ola, Uber to go on strike in Delhi-NCR, demand extension of loan moratorium & fare hike

Around 2 lakh drivers working for the cab services have given the strike call starting Tuesday as their appeals have not led to any action by the government.

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India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


ThePrint team | Rafale M jet (left) and Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet (right)

Indian Navy to go for govt-to-govt deal with US or France for fighter planes

Navy is in the process of expediting a trial report into operational demonstration by Rafale M of French firm Dassault Aviation and F/A 18 Super Hornet of American company Boeing.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.