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Carbon-negative factory in India will produce 1 EV every 2 seconds

by Jordan McKay, Mar 16
1 minute read

Company Ola Electric has begun construction on an electric scooter megafactory capable of producing 2 million scooters per year.

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So what?

While other EV manufacturing plants, like Volkswagen Group’s Zwickau facility, are producing carbon neutral or negative vehicles, Ola’s factory will be the first of its kind for EV scooters.

What will the radically scaled production of EV scooters from a carbon-negative plant mean for India’s EV market and other manufactures? Could this become the baseline, and if so, will carbon neutral and carbon negative manufacturing favor certain types products and markets?



by Jordan McKay Spotted 46 signals

I help organisations anticipate change, set and achieve sustainability objectives and act strategically to create the future they want. I value creating collaboratively, designing ambitiously, and communicating frankly.

Focus areas: The future of mobility, Technology, Transport, Circular economy, Biodiversity

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