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Indian startup Ola opens all-female electric scooter factory

Ride hailer claims plant is world's largest staffed entirely by women

Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal with the all-female staff at the company's new electric scooter factory.

NEW DELHI -- Ride-hailing service Ola has opened an electric scooter factory operated entirely by women, seeking to promote female participation in the labor force in India.

The 24 billion rupee ($325 million) "Futurefactory" in the southern state of Tamil Nadu will churn out 2 million units a year in an early stage.

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