Nov 1, 2022
Indian Army Goes on Himalayan expedition with Ola S1 Pro
A team of more than 20 officers of the Indian Army have embarked on a journey on Ola S1 Pro electric scooters from Kasauli to higher regions of Shipki La
A team of over 20 Indian Army officers have kickstarted an all EV ride on Ola S1 Pro scooters from Kasauli to the higher areas of Shipki La. The bravehearts will ride for over 5 days and conclude their journey at Kinnaur on June 8, 2022. Dubbed ‘Surya Electric Scooter Expedition’, this ride will see the much talked about electric scooter take on challenging terrains to conquer the finest peaks through this journey.
Ride to Establish Reliability of EVs
Reacting on the flag-off, Bhavish Aggarwal, CEO, Ola Electric, Tweeted,” Feeling really proud today, the Ola Scooters have set off on the first ever EV ride with the bravest hearts, the Indian Army! The route, the company and the ride, I’m missing it all.” Meanwhile, the official Twitter account of the Surya Command posted – #IndianArmy #InStrideWithTheFuture An e-Scooter rally from Kasauli to Shipki La was flagged off by GOC-in-C, #SuryaCommand. The Surya Command Team led by Capt V Rana with 11 soldiers will traverse the tough terrain from Kasauli, Karcham, Ropa to Shipki La (13000 ft).” Another Tweet read- “Contributing to the vision of clean energy, the rally will also establish the reliability of electric vehicles & the spirit of sustainable adventure.”