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Zoomcar launched in Kolkata, plans to foray in three more cities

Zoomcar launched in Kolkata, plans to foray in three more cities

India Blooms News Service | 18 Oct 2016, 04:40 am
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IBNS): Zoomcars, the self-driven car rental company, on Monday announced to kick-start its operation in three more cities

The announcement was made by Gerg Moran, Founder and CEO, Zoomcars at its launch in Kolkata on Monday.

The company is presently operating in 12 cities of India and it looks forward to venture in three more cities in the next next one year.

“We are further planning to expand our presence in the eastern part of India. We look forward to launch our service in Siliguri, Guwahati, Bhubaneshwar and Patna by 2017,” said Moran.

Zoomcars currently has 50 cars in its fleet available from three locations in Kolkata.

The company plans to increase the numbers to 500 cars in the next 6 months.

“Currently we are having 50 cars in our fleet but based on the response we look forward to add another 500 cars in Kolkata in the next six month,” said Gerg Moran

The self drive service cars can be hired on the basis of hour, day, week and month.

The booking of cars is done online or from the companies’ mobile app available in iOS and Android platform. 

After booking a car the users can pick the car from a nearest location or get it delivered at a convenient location.

“The whole process of booking a car easy without much of a paper work through our mobile and desktop applications,” said CEO, Zoomcar, Greg Moran.

The vehicle catalogue includes cars ranging from hatchbacks to SUVs to luxury vehicles.

At present, the company is providing Nano, Amaze, Ecosport, Scorpio and XUV for rent starting from Rs. 70 per hour to Rs. 160 depending on the size of the car.

“The tariff will include fuel, insurance and other taxes. In case of long drives, users can fuel up the vehicle on their own and later our company will refund the amount. Initially the users need to pay a security deposit of Rs. 5000 at the time of booking, which is 100 per cent refundable,” the CEO said.

The Bangalore based company was founded by David Back and Greg Moran in February 2013. The company presently has 2,000 cars pan India in its fleet.


(Reporting by Adit Majumder, Images by Avishek Mitra/IBNS)


Zoomcar launched in Kolkata, plans to foray in three more cities

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