Ola Electric is all set to come up with the world’s largest two-wheeler factory in Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu and the said facility will be responsible for making electric scooters. The new EV factory will not only cater to the demand in India but will also act as an export hub for the company. Now, Ola Electric has revealed some key details about its upcoming mega factory. The said facility will have an annual capacity of 10 million units and will be ready by the year 2022. Moreover, phase 1 of the factory will be ready by June 2021, and by this time, the factory will have an annual capacity of 2 million units. That said, this is the same time during which you can expect Ola Electric to launch its electric scooter in India that will go on to rival the likes of Ather 450X, Bajaj Chetak and TVS iQube.
Coming back to the factory, it will have a total of 10 production lines and Ola Electric claims that this facility will also be the most advanced two-wheeler factory in the world. The facility will be built on Industry 4.0 principles and will be AI-powered with 3,000 robots. There will be one mega block to house all production facilities with 43 acres, 2 million sq ft footprint. Moreover, the Ola factory will have dedicated areas for battery, paint shop, welding, motor, general assembly, finished goods and will have two supplier parks as well. In order to maintain environmental sustainability, the said plant will also have a 100-acre forest area and the mega block will have a solar rooftop.
Ola Electric claims that its mega factory will be solar and renewable energy powered. In terms of employment, Ola Electric says that over 10,000 jobs will be created through this new facility while vendors and suppliers will creating some additional jobs. With these overwhelming numbers, Ola Electric claims that at full capacity, its ‘FutureFactory’ will have one electric scooter rolling off the production lines every 2 seconds.
Meanwhile, the company has also revealed its electric scooter for India and you can read all details about it in our report below.
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