Ola delays the launch of its much-awaited electric scooter

ola delays awaited electric scooter

The next sales would begin from 15th September, 8 am. The reservation and position of customers registering first will also remain unchanged.

Ola Electric which revealed the first look of its electric scooters on 15th August, had its plans for launch yesterday, but the company suffered some glitches due to which the launch date has been pushed further. Ola was facing technical difficulties in taking the sale live and processing the payments. Many users had already pre-booked the scooter.

Bhavish Aggarwal, the CEO of the company, however, issued an apology letter on Twitter for the troubled customers bugged by the website glitch. "I want to apologize to all of you, who had to wait for several hours. The website was just not up to expectations on quality. I know we disappointed you, and I sincerely apologize to each one of you for what was clearly a very frustrating experience,"Bhavishwrote on Twitter.

He further announced that the next sales would begin from 15th September, 8 am. The reservation and position of customers registering first will also remain unchanged. So if someone has reserved first, they would get the delivery first.

Ola Electric bypasses the showroom model and will goentirely digitalfor the sale of its two newly launched scooters – the S1 and the S1 Pro.Ola Electric will further notify buyers via email and push notifications about the window to purchase the scooter. Multiple banks have partnered with Ola to provide loans for the new electric scooter. EMI for the Ola S1 starts at ₹2,999, whereas the EMIs for Ola S1 Pro starts at ₹3,199.