Hyderabadis travelled 437 million km in 2019 via Ola

Delhi/Hyderabad: With 2019 coming to an end and more than a billion Indians get ready to welcome the New Year, here is a glimpse of the year that went by. As India’s largest mobility platform, Ola brings deep insights from 200+ cities, showing how India travelled in 2019.

With aggregated data of how Indians travelled this year, the ‘Ola Hyperdrive 2019’ infographic offers a glimpse into the travel patterns of Ola customers across different categories like Ola Share, Ola Outstation, Ola Bike, Ola Auto and Ola Prime Play. Additionally, there are interesting insights which showcase the driver-partners with the most number of 5-star ratings awarded by satisfied Ola customers.

On revealing Ola HyperDrive 2019, Ola spokesperson said, “We are excited to look back at some of our biggest moments of the year through ‘Ola HyperDrive’, as 2019 comes to a close. We served over 6 billion kms this year through Ola’s various mobility offerings, touching the lives of hundreds of millions of consumers. Shared Mobility has expanded beyond Tier I cities, making deeper inroads into the hinterlands of the country.

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While 4-wheelers remained a preferred mode of commute for longer routes, Ola Auto and Ola Bike are steadily becoming synonymous with first and last-mile connectivity in over 250 cities and towns across India. We also celebrate our 2 million+ driver-partners by recognising their stellar service as entrepreneurs, as well as their commitment to serve the mobility needs of citizens at all times. In the new decade with 2020, we look forward to continuously innovating for consumers and partners and furthering our mission of building mobility for a billion people.

Ola Hyperdrive infographic

Some of the national key highlights include:

●        The total distance covered in 2019 on the platform was 6 billion kilometre, that is more than a kilometre for every person in Asia

●        Hyderabad clocked the highest average speed of 24.8 kmph, followed by Delhi (23.5 kmph), Chennai (23.1 kmph), Mumbai (22.7 kmph), Pune (22.6 kmph), Bangalore (21.2 kmph) and Kolkata (19.4 kmph)

●        Ola share rides enabled in keeping 1.4 million cars off the road in 2019

●        INR 20, 87, 62, 289 was saved with discounts, which could be used to pay for 5000 month-long European vacations

●        Ola Outstation covered 366 million km across 10,000 destinations in India, enough for a trip to Jupiter

●        Ola Bike covered a total of 166 million km and Ola’s top bike-partner travelled 38,289 kms

●        Ola Autos covered 1200 million km

●        On an average, Bengalureans left for work earlier than the rest, at 9:30 AM, followed by Punekars and Delhites, headed out at 9:41 AM and 9:42 AM respectively

●        Ola’s driver-partner, Devendra SV received 5-star ratings 9590 times. He was followed by Chenchugandla and Rama Mohan respectively, receiving 5-star ratings 9250 and 8913 times

●        Ola Play customers spent more than 688 million minutes listening to music, which is equivalent to 1200 years of non-stop listening

●        5 PM to 8 PM was the most preferred listening time for Ola Play customers

●        ‘Dil Diyan Gallan’ from Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif’s movie Tiger Zinda Hai, was the most played song, followed by ‘Tere Sang Yaar’ and ‘Sun Saathiya’

Some of the Hyderabad-specific key highlights include:

●        Total distance covered – Hyderabad travelled a total of 437 million kms, securing 5th position behind Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Chennai

●        Average speed – Hyderabad clocked the highest average speed of 24.8 kmph in India, followed by Delhi (23.5 kmph) and Chennai (23.1 kmph)

●        Amongst all the cities in India, Hyderabad remained a clear winner in highest distance covered on Ola Bike, recording 37 million km using the category

●        Hyderabad travelled 120 million km using Ola Auto 

●        Start & End of work – On an average, Hyderabadis using Ola left for work at 10:43 AM and left the office at 6:17 PM

●        Day time travel – It was noticed that the residents of Hyderabad preferred travelling more during the day (6 AM to 10 PM) by clocking 388 million km while recording 49 million km during the night time (10 PM to 6 AM)

●        Night travel – Tayyab Baimeen and Nazia Fathima recorded the highest number of night rides in Hyderabad at 2,297 and 2,292 trips respectively

●        Star Driver Partners – Varthavathu Raju, Ola Driver partner from Hyderabad stood third across India in receiving most number of 5 star-ratings from satisfied customers. He received it 8173 times

●        Music Hyderabad played – Hyderabad loved to engage with Ola Prime Play in the evening between 5 to 8 PM with the most preferred music genre being romantic, soft and hip-hop music.

●        Hyderabadis, just like Bengalureans and Mumbaikars loved listening to Dil Diyan Gallan from Salman Khan’s Tiger Zinda Hai, while travelling in Ola Play enabled cars, making it as the most played song in these three markets. The other most songs played by Hyderabadis were Tere Sang Yaara and Naalo Neeku (From Mr. Majnu)

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