Ola Electric is not leaving any stone unturned to make its electric two-wheelers. Today, the company has signed Wayne Burgess to lead its design team. Burgess is known for designing some of the premium automobiles including Bentley Arnage, Aston Martin’s DB9 in the mid-2000s, and more recently, the Jaguar XF, F-Type, F-Pace SUV, XE among others.
How will Burgess Help Ola Electric?
Ola Electric is soon going to start the production of its much-awaited e-scooters. The company will also produce bikes, cars, and other automobiles.
To strengthen its operations further, Ola Electric signed Burgess as head of the design team. Burgess is one of the most popular auto-designer of the 2020s. The Jaguar XF, F-Type, F-Pace SUV, and XE are some of his masterpieces of design.
In his last assignment, he worked as a head designer for a Jaguar company. He designed sports cars there.
Bhavish Aggarwal, Chairman, and CEO of Ola looked enthusiastic after Burgess joined Ola Electric.
How Burgess will help Ola Electric? Answering this question, Aggarwal said:
“Wayne [Burgess] is a fantastic addition to our leadership team and will bring global appeal and a design aesthetic to our industry-changing electric vehicles. As the world moves to EVs, the vehicle form factors will be fundamentally reimagined. Wayne’s expertise in designing some of the most legendary vehicles will also help bring these new form factors to consumers.”
Ola Electric Plans
Ola Electric has already announced that it will be the largest two-wheelers manufacturing unit in the world. With the infrastructure announced, the startup can produce 10 million vehicles by next year. This year, it will start its Tamil Nadu-based production unit to manufacture 2 million scooters.
Not only that, but Ola Electric has also initiated to establish the largest electric charging stations in India. It will be having a huge network of 1 lakh charging points in 400 cities of India. The company aims to provide a charging station for every customer.
Ola Electric is a subsidiary of Ola, the cab service provider in India. The startup is in news for the last few months due to big announcements related to automobile production.
Electric vehicles in the future. Ola Electric knows it very well. That is the reason, the startup is investing a lot of money in its production plans. Hiring Burgess is one such example. The company wants to export its products globally.