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Ola Cars' big expansion plan: To hire 10,000 people, expand to over 100 cities by 2022

According to a statement, Ola Cars will be active in 30 locations over the next two months and will extend to 100 cities by next year. Ola Automobiles claims to have sold 5,000 used cars in its first month of operation.

Ola Cars' big expansion plan To hire 10,000 people, expand to over 100 cities by 2022 gcw
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New Delhi, First Published Oct 22, 2021, 1:20 PM IST
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Ola announced intentions to recruit 10,000 workers in the next 12 months as it seeks a leadership position with a $2 billion gross merchandise value (GMV) for its car commerce platform Ola Cars. According to a statement, Ola Cars will be active in 30 locations over the next two months and will extend to 100 cities by next year. Ola Automobiles claims to have sold 5,000 used cars in its first month of operation.

In a statement, Arun Sirdeshmukh, CEO, Ola Cars, said that with Ola Cars, they are redefining the entire car buying, ownership and resale experience. He said their ‘better than new’ buying experience is driving tremendous demand, with over 5,000 cars already sold in our first whole month of operation. Further adding, the CEO said they are rapidly expanding to 100 cities in the coming months and are adding 10,000 people across key areas, including sales and service centres. 

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Ola Cars have begun selling used cars in Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Ahmedabad. By the end of this week, it will have expanded to Chandigarh, Jaipur, Kolkata, and Indore. Ola is also establishing service centres around the country as part of Ola Cars. Ola stated that it would also open up this platform to new vehicles from other automobile companies as part of its future ambitions.

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In other news, during the previous month, Flipkart, which Walmart owns, announced that it would launch a different marketplace model called 'Flipkart Xtra' to provide people, service agencies, and technicians with flexible income possibilities. Flipkart will deliver a quick and smooth onboarding experience to interested individuals via the 'Flipkart Xtra' app on Google Play Store. Following background checks, applicants will be able to join for various positions, including delivery executives to begin with and service partners or technicians in the following months, according to a statement. The firm further stated that it plans to hire 4,000 part-time employees through Flipkart Xtra during the holiday season, which will last through December 2021.

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