The designer for Bentley, Aston Martin and Jaguar will now work on Ola Electric's new models

The designer for Bentley, Aston Martin and Jaguar will now work on Ola Electric's new models
Wayne Burgess is the new Head of Design for Ola ElectricOla
  • Burgess is the man behind designs of the iconic Bentley Arnage, Aston Martin’s DB9 in the mid 2000s and more recently, the Jaguar XF, F-Type, F-Pace SUV, XE among others.
  • Ola Electric, which is set to begin production of its first batch of electric two-wheelers, aims to produce bikes, cars and more.
  • In its EV mission, Ola had also recently announced its plan to set up charging stations across India.
Cab-aggregator Ola’s ambitious electric vehicle (EV) arm has brought on board Wayne Burgess, to design its vehicles.

Burgess is the man behind the designs of Bentley Arnage, Aston Martin’s DB9 in the mid 2000s and more recently, the Jaguar XF, F-Type, F-Pace SUV, XE among others.

In his most recent role in the automotive industry, Burgess was the head designer of the Jaguar F-type sports cars.

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“Wayne [Burgess] is a fantastic addition to our leadership team and will bring global appeal and a design aesthetic to our industry changing electric vehicles. As the world moves to EVs, the vehicle form factors will be fundamentally reimagined. Wayne’s expertise in designing some of the most legendary vehicles will also be helpful in bringing these new form factors to consumers,” said Bhavish Aggarwal, chairman and group chief executive officer of Ola, in a statement.

Ola Electric, which is set to begin production of its first batch of electric two-wheelers, aims to produce bikes, cars and more. The company plans to be the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturing unit with a production capacity of 10 million vehicles by next year. This year, the company said it is starting production of two million vehicles from its plant set up in Tamil Nadu.

In its EV mission, Ola had also recently announced its plan to set up charging stations across India. The company aims to have a network of over 400 cities with more than 100,000 charging points over the next few years.

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Ola Electric, is a subsidiary of the ride-hailing giant Ola group, and is a ‘unicorn’ in its own right.

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