ll existing DriveU users/customers can access Automovill Offers and Services with a single app button click
Bengaluru, September 13, 2022 – Automovill, a full-stack mobility start-up, has announced partnering with DriveU to offer car services to all DriveU customers through the DriveU -APP maintaining a unified user experience. This collaborative effort brings together DriveU’s on-demand driver service and Automovill’s new-age auto service chain model in key markets across India.
DriveU has approximately 1.5 million active users on its APP/platform, and Automovill has expanded its services to include dedicated and curated offers for DriveU customers in 9 cities across India including Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Gurugram and Kolkata. All existing DriveU users/customers can access Automovill offers and services with a single app button click. Automovill services include (General Services, AC Services, Dent and Painting, Accidental Claims/Insurance Claim Support, Accessories, and so on) with free pick-up and drop services powered and supported by DriveU on-demand Drivers.
Speaking on the partnership, Ramana Sambu, Co-Founder & CBO, Automovill said, “We are delighted to announce this collaboration as yet another step toward increasing demand for high-quality services. With car repair and full stack auto service models becoming more popular, we not only aim to provide on-demand assistance through a large network of partners, suppliers, and auto specialists, but we also guarantee end-to-end responsibility, from vehicle pickup to servicing, with a post-service customer connection.”
“Besides hiring professional drivers, DriveU is the go-to Super App for car owners to discover, research, compare and purchase services such as car wash, spa & treatments, used car sales, insurance, roadside assistance and FASTag recharge. Car servicing from Automovill will be a great addition to our services for 5L+ car owners who have trusted us with their cars in the last 7 years. The partnership with Automovill is a great fit with our motto of simplifying the car ownership journey for the over 42 million car owners in India,” said Ashok Shastry, Co-Founder & CEO of DriveU
Automovill is offering DriveU customers a flat 10% discount on all services, as well as exclusive discounts on general car health checkups for the first 500 customers. Furthermore, on car servicing orders, DriveU is offering up to Rs.100 cashback and DriveU coins.
Automovill provides tech-enabled car detailing and servicing, as well as B2B refurbishment services. Recently, the company expanded its operations to Eastern and Central India, effectively providing car repair services in 20 cities across 14 states. DriveU on the other hand brings a unique combination of customer service, great value, the latest in the fleet and the convenience offered by technology to give customers the next-generation transport and logistics services.
Started the operation in 2016 in Bangalore and Guwahati, Automovill’s tech-enabled 360-degree approach enables impeccable customer experience by bringing trust, transparency, and convenience. Since its inception, the platform, co-founded by Mridu Mahendra Das and Chinmay Baruah and joined by Ramana Sambu as Co-Founder and CBO. Headquartered in Bangalore, Automovill now has a presence in 20+ cities with direct retail customers in Bangalore, Delhi-NCR, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune, Patna, Jaipur and Guwahati. Providing its service for nearly 4000 cars per month, Automovill has observed a massive 250% growth post-pandemic.
"DriveU has revolutionized the way consumers hire drivers for their private cars, and how businesses maintain a strong, reliable supply chain of professional drivers to transport vehicles. We have acquired over 500,000+ customers, 150+ businesses, that are served by 50,000+ background verified, uniformed professional drivers, and have completed 3.5+ Million trips. Consumers use DriveU for a variety of occasions; shopping around town, visiting friends and family, commuting to/from work, getting home safe after party, and taking road trips out of the city. Our vision is to provide sustainable, meaningful, and dignifying job opportunities to professional drivers, while building a positive unit-economic business. DriveU is backed by Unitus Ventures, Amit Singhal (ex-Google VP), Rajeev Madhavan (Clear Ventures) and other private investors from India and the Silicon Valley."
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