Tag Archives: Product Design

Time to tap on ‘Pick me up’

Our world in Ola revolves around constant tech innovations and the latest product that we have brought to the table is the Ola Android App

We know how irritating it gets nowadays while we try to hail a cab; standing in the middle of the road and these drivers just blatantly refuse to take you to your destination just because it is not where they are headed towards. And now, with the monsoon just around the corner, it seems like another third world problem. The call center queues have started becoming enormous and to skip all of these, we thought of this app through which you can book a cab while sitting in your living room.

Once the app is installed on your Android, you can book your Ola cab within seconds with just a click of a button


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We’re getting a new personality!

When we started out, it was just Ankit and me working out of our apartment. We wanted to get our business up as fast as possible and hacked together a basic logo and design which continues till today. After we received Angel funding, we started rethinking our brand and identity and went back to the drawing board to design from scratch. The whole team contributed and here’s what we came up with and the thought and steps that went into designing our new logo. In a following post, I’ll share our upcoming website design!

Our new logo:


Our old logo:


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Now pay online and get instant confirmation!!!

Up untill now, you could search for a car rental online at Olacabs.com but you had to call us to book. Now you can just pay online and get instant confirmation of the car you are booking! We’ve partnered with EBS, one of India’s most trusted and reliable payment gateway providers. We now accept payments through Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Net Banking and Cash Cards!

To book a car rental, you just have to pay 20% of the total amount online on Olacabs.com. The balance will be paid by you directly to the car driver after your trip. Continue reading

A new way to search on Olacabs.com!


So what do you think of our new search interface? Do let us know!