Ola & Siemens come together to build 'India's most advanced EV manufacturing hub
According to news reports, Ola has collaborated with Siemens to build India’s most advanced EV manufacturing facility in Tamil Nadu. The popular cab service platform has signed a 2,400-crore-deal with the Tamil Nadu government to set up its first factory in the state. It is estimated that the setup of the factory will create 10,000 jobs.
The manufacturing hub will be the world’s largest scooter manufacturing factory and will have an annual capacity of 2 million units initially. The facility will also serve as Ola’s global manufacturing hub serving customers in India as well as key markets across Europe, United Kingdom, Latin America and ANZ.
According to the company, the factory will be built on Industry 4.0 principles and will be the most advanced manufacturing facility in the country. Further, around 5,000 robots will be deployed across various functions. Under the partnership, "Ola will have access to Siemens’ integrated Digital Twin design and manufacturing solutions to digitalise and validate product and production ahead of actual operations.