A man checks his mobile phone as he waits while recharging his Ola electric scooter at an electric vehicle charging station in New Delhi, India, February 12, 2022.
REUTERS/Aditi Shah/File PhotoPOCHAMPALLI, TAMIL NADU, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Ola Electric, India's largest maker of electric scooters, launched its most affordable rides on Tuesday, in an effort to woo more buyers as the price of e-scooters moves closer to gasoline models.
The cheapest gasoline scooter in India costs about 64,000 rupees.
The Softbank Group-backed (9984.T) company on Tuesday said it has opened 100 more service centres across the country, taking their total tally to 500.
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