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Ola launches operations in three new cities in UK

Ola had launched its services in Cardiff in August 2018, Bristol in October 2018, followed by Bath and Exeter in November 2018.

Mar 29, 2019, 11:00 AM IST

Karnataka lifts ban on Ola Cabs, operations resume on Sunday

Karnataka Social Welfare Minister Priyank Kharge asserted that the cab service will run their business as usual from today (Sunday). 

Mar 24, 2019, 15:13 PM IST

Ola says suspension of licence 'unfortunate'

"This notification is unfortunate, and we look forward to an opportunity to address these concerns directly with state officials to find a solution for our driver-partners and millions of Ola users in Karnataka," it added.

Mar 23, 2019, 06:36 AM IST

Ola bike taxis banned in Bengaluru over licence violation

The Karnataka Transport Department on Friday suspended the licence of online cab aggregator Ola for six months in Bengaluru for running its bike taxis while possessing a licence for only four-wheelers, an official statement said.

Mar 22, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

Hyundai, Kia to invest $300 million in Ola

As part of the strategic collaboration, the companies have agreed to co-create solutions to operate and manage fleet vehicles.

Mar 19, 2019, 11:36 AM IST

Sachin Bansal invests Rs 650 crore in Ola

Bansal, last year left Flipkart after the US retail giant Walmart picked up 77 percent stake in the e-commerce company for USD 16 billion.

Feb 19, 2019, 14:52 PM IST

Ola Money Postpaid to be rolled out to all 150 million users in India

The offering launched last year as a pilot, has seen 30 percent growth month-on-month.

Jan 17, 2019, 18:12 PM IST

Sachin Bansal invests Rs 150-cr in Ola

According to sources, Bansal is pumping in Rs 650 crore in total and the Rs 150 crore funding is part of the total investment.

Jan 14, 2019, 16:22 PM IST

Delhi Metro ties up with cab operators for last-mile connectivity service for riders

These kiosks will provide booking facility for metro commuters, who will also be able to get information regarding booking status and location of already booked cabs.

Dec 27, 2018, 11:30 AM IST

Ola to invest $100mn in scooter sharing startup Vogo

Vogo is a point-to-point dockless scooter sharing company, currently present in Bengaluru and Hyderabad.

Dec 18, 2018, 13:17 PM IST

Ola marks first entry into England

This move marks Ola’s first entry into England after launching in South Wales earlier this year.

Nov 19, 2018, 16:39 PM IST

Ola kicks off ridesharing services in New Zealand with multi-city launch

As part of its launch offer, Ola is giving 50 percent off all rides for the first month.

Nov 06, 2018, 12:16 PM IST

OLA, UBER withdraw strike after meeting with Maharashtra Transport minister

Hundreds of drivers have been protesting for increased earnings and a better work schedule since October 22.

Nov 02, 2018, 22:26 PM IST

Driver thrashed for ferrying passengers amid indefinite strike of Ola, Uber cabbies

Drivers of cab aggregators Ola and Uber have been protesting demanding higher fares to meet the rising fuel costs. The drivers also held strikes in Delhi and Mumbai to make their demands heard. 

Oct 30, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

Ola to make rides safer, launches 'Guardian' real-time monitoring system

This project has been launched as a pilot in Bangalore, Mumbai and Pune, and will go live in Delhi and Kolkata by the end of October.

Sep 25, 2018, 12:07 PM IST

Ola plans to launch services in New Zealand

It has however not specified the launch date of its services in New Zealand.

Sep 18, 2018, 11:25 AM IST

Mumbai rain: Skies give city a break; waterlogging continues, roads still jammed

Heavy rain has been forecast over the next four days.

Jul 12, 2018, 08:19 AM IST

Ola driver held for allegedly taking Bengaluru woman hostage, making her strip for pics

When the woman objected to the acts of the Ola driver, he threatened her of calling his friends and getting her raped.

Jun 05, 2018, 18:27 PM IST

Chinese cab driver put in detention for pulling woman passenger's top off

An in-dash camera in the cab confirmed that the driver had indeed molested the woman passenger.

May 17, 2018, 17:03 PM IST

Man trolled for cancelling cab because driver was Muslim; we are secular, replies Ola

Abhishek Mishra got badly trolled on Twitter for cancelling the cab booking because driver was Muslim.

Apr 23, 2018, 00:11 AM IST