Electric and Bank of Baroda have signed the largest long-term debt financing
agreement in Indian EV industry. This 10-year debt of US$100 million is towards
the funding and financial closure of the Phase 1 of the Ola factory, Ola’s
global manufacturing hub for its electric two-wheelers.
had earlier announced last December that it will be investing Rs 2,400 crore
for setting up the Phase 1 of the factory.
agreement for long term debt financing between Ola and Bank of Baroda signals
the confidence of the institutional lenders in our plans to build the world’s
largest two-wheeler factory in record time. We are committed to accelerating
the transition to sustainable mobility and manufacture made in India EVs for
the world and we are happy that Bank of Baroda has joined us in our journey,”
said Bhavish Aggarwal, Chairman & Group CEO, Ola.
Ola factory is coming up on a 500-acre site in Tamil Nadu, India. At full
capacity of 10 million vehicles annually it will be the world’s largest
two-wheeler factory. The first phase of Ola factory is nearing completion
shortly, following which production trials of the much awaited Ola Scooter will
commence. The soon-to-be-launched Ola Scooter will be manufactured at the Ola factory,
which will also serve as the global EV hub for Ola for its range of scooters
and other two-wheelers.
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