With 125 million users and over 1 million driver-partners in India, Ola is the newest ride-sharing service to enter the Australian market, opening driver registrations today.
According to a statement from the company:
Ola's rapid growth and expansion has been made possible by taking a driver-partner focused approach to ride-sharing - investing in its partners to arm them with the necessary tools, skills and incentives to offer best-in-class transport experiences. Ola is also recognized for its collaboration with governments and communities to solve local transport issues in innovative and meaningful ways.
If you're keen to get on board as a driver, Ola has opened its books for Sydney, Melbourne and Perth residents. Sorry, Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart and Darwin. You can find out more and register here.
"We are very excited about launching Ola in Australia and see immense potential for the ride-sharing ecosystem which embraces new technology and innovation," said Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-Founder and CEO of Ola.
"With a strong focus on driver-partners and the community at large, we aim to create a high-quality and affordable travel experience for citizens and look forward to contributing to a healthy mobility ecosystem in Australia."