Ola Adopts Siemens Digital Business to Build India’s Most Advanced Manufacturing Plant | Odisha News | Latest Odisha News
New Delhi: Ola, one of the world’s leading mobility companies, announced today that it has partnered with Siemens on the rapid construction of its next electric vehicle manufacturing plant. This announcement follows Ola’s memorandum of understanding with the government of Tamil Nadu to invest nearly 2,400 Cr INR in the construction of this facility.
The plant will generate nearly 10,000 jobs and with an initial capacity of 2 million units per year, it will be the largest scooter manufacturing plant in the world. It will serve as Ola’s global manufacturing center for customers in India as well as key markets in Europe, UK, Latin America and ANZ.
The Ola plant will be built on the principles of Industry 4.0 and will be the most advanced manufacturing facility in the country. It will have nearly 5,000 robots deployed in various functions. Ola will have access to integrated Siemens Digital Twin design and manufacturing solutions to digitize and validate product and production before actual operations.
The factory will be AI powered with Ola’s proprietary AI engine and technology stack deeply embedded in every aspect of the manufacturing process, continuously self-learning and optimizing every aspect of the manufacturing process. This will provide unprecedented control, automation and quality to all operations, especially with Ola’s implementation of advanced cyber-physical and IoE systems.
All material handling at the Ola plant will be fully automated for maximum efficiency, from raw materials to the movement of materials within the plant, to storage, to the finished scooter coming out of the lines. production and is loaded onto trucks.
These cutting-edge technological systems will integrate seamlessly with Ola’s workforce to provide the perfect synergy between humans and machines working in tandem to build the most efficient production system and deliver products of the highest standard. quality to Ola customers.
Bhavish Aggarwal, President and CEO of the Ola Group, said: âOla is delighted to partner with Siemens to build the most advanced manufacturing facility in the country. It will be our global hub and set a benchmark for quality, scale and efficiency, demonstrating India’s ability to create world-class cutting-edge products. We look forward to bringing this factory online in the coming months and getting our products into the hands of customers. “
Sunil Mathur, Managing Director and CEO of Siemens India, said: âSiemens is a global leader in Industry 4.0 and we are proud to contribute to Ola’s vision of creating a factory of the future using our expertise in automation and in digitization to guarantee the highest levels of productivity. and quality while allowing an agile and flexible production process.
Ola’s next scooter is the first in its line of electric vehicles and completely reinvents what people should expect from a scooter – from purchase to ownership and service experience. Ola’s scooter combines breathtaking design, sensational performance and incredible technology in one leapfrog product. He has already won several prestigious design and innovation awards, including the IHS Markit Innovation Award at CES and the German Design Award.
Ola is India’s largest mobility hub and one of the world’s largest ridesharing companies, serving over 250 cities in India, Australia, New Zealand and the UK, including key global markets like London and Sydney. The Ola app offers mobility solutions by connecting customers with drivers and a wide range of vehicles through bicycles, automatic rickshaws, metered taxis and taxis, providing convenience and transparency for hundreds of millions consumers and more than 2.5 million driver-partners.
Ola’s core mobility offering in India is complemented by its electric vehicle arm, Ola Electric and Ola Fleet Technologies, India’s largest fleet management company. Ola is also expanding its consumer offerings such as microinsurance and credit payments through Ola Financial Services and a range of own food brands with India’s largest cloud kitchen network through Ola Foods. With strategic acquisitions like Ridlr, India’s largest public transport platform and Amsterdam-based Etergo BV electric two-wheeler OEM, Ola is building mobility solutions for the future.