Burgess is credited with the design of several Jaguar models and has also worked with Aston Martin and Bentley.
With a planned 100,000 charging stations, Ola Hypercharger will be the world’s largest electric two-wheeler charging network.
Unsurprisingly, Ola’s electric scooter appears to be a mildly tweaked version of the Etergo AppScooter.
Upon completion, the factory will create nearly 10,000 jobs with an initial annual capacity of 2 million units, it said in a statement.
Ola Electric acquires Amsterdam-based AppScooter maker Etergo, to launch electric two-wheeler next year
Ola Electric, without disclosing the deal value, said it aims to launch its electric two-wheeler in India in 2021, and the acquisition of Etergo will further bolster OEM's engineering and design capabilities.
Ola Electric hires former Qoros Auto VP Roger Looney to head its hybrid and EV vehicle engineering efforts
While Ola Electric’s ambition is to be a complete electric mobility company, Looney will focus on building batteries, which account for a sizable chunk of the cost of an EV, sources said.
Investments in Indian tech startups grew 18% in 2019; Delhi-NCR, Bengaluru account for lion's share of funds: Report
Globally, the total funding for technology startups is estimated to have dipped by 22 percent to $293 billion from $375 billion in 2018, with a 27 percent drop in deals
Uber also plans to bring in battery-swapping autorickshaws in several cities in the coming months.
Ola Electric Mobility secures over Rs 1,725-cr funding from SoftBank; joins list of unicorns in India
Ola Electric is currently running several pilots involving charging solutions, battery swapping stations, and deploying vehicles across two, three and four-wheeler segments.
Ratan Tata invests in Ola Electric Mobility, says e-vehicle ecosystem evolving dramatically every day
Tata is also an early investor in ANI Technologies, Ola's parent company. He had invested in ANI Technologies in July 2015.
Ola last year said it planned to bring 1 million electric vehicles to Indian roads in a few years.