Ola Electric Scooter price hiked, Offers free scooters to customers

Ola Electric recently received one after another complaint regarding its Electric Scooter. But, this has not stopped the company from generating huge volumes with its e-scooter offering. Now, Ola S1 Pro is the highest-selling electric scooter in India. And after stopping accepting new bookings for some time, the Bengaluru-based startup has now commenced accepting fresh bookings for the electric scooter.

However, the Ola S1 Pro is only on offer. S1 is no longer listed, as its production has been stopped temporarily. The company has also increased the price of the electric scooter by around Rs 10,000.

Ola Electric Scooter Price Increase

Earlier in March, Ola CEO had announced that the electric scooter’s prices is going to increase in the next purchase window. Now, the prices of the Ola Electric Scooter has hiked from Rs 1.29 lakh (ex-showroom, excluding FAME II subsidy) to Rs 1.39 lakh, ex-sh. And the interesting thing is the new retail price is getting applied to all customers including those who pre-booked in Jan this year. Some customers are unsatisfied with this move and raised this matter on social media.

Free Ola Electric Scooter For 10 S1 Pro owners

Ola recently recalled more than 1400 e-scooters after multiple fire incidents and other mishaps were reported across the country. Now, Ola is planning to roll out an updated version of its operating system along with an OTA update. The new MoveOS 2 will come with new features like e new mobile connectivity, a new mobile app and a new ECO mode and promises better navigation. The ECO mode is said to increases the overall range of the scooter have been added to the package.

Currently, a Beta version of the new software has been made available for select customers. The final version of the software is expected to be available to customers in the coming weeks. In an effort to promote the new software, Ola CEO had announced to gift a free S1 PRO Gerua colour to any customer who can drive their Ola e-scooter over 200 kms range on a single charge. This feat was achieved by Karthik. He was handed over his 2nd Ola scooter free at a ceremony recently.

As many other owners of S1 PRO also requested Ola to extend the offer, the company has now decided to offer 10 free S1 Pro Gerua electric scooters for the first 10 owners who cross 200 kms range. One owner has already crossed the previous high, and has been announced as a winner in this contest. Deliveries of the free Ola electric scooter will take place in June, at the FutureFactory.

Check the tweet about free e-scooter by OLA CEO here:

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