Volkswagen India has introduced its partnership with self-drive rental platform Zoomcar to lease its automobile to clients. The automaker can be promoting the Volkswagen Polo by way of this channel by way of Zoomcar’s ZAP subscribe mannequin. Beneath the subscription primarily based system, clients can lease the automobile at a set month-to-month payment whereas additionally gaining on a bunch of different advantages. The producer has handed over 200 Polos to Zoomcar as a part of the tie-up. Volkswagen says that buyers are steadily transferring in direction of shared mobility and it’s anticipated that India can be main on this house by 2030.
Commenting on this announcement, Steffen Knapp, MD, Volkswagen Passenger Vehicles stated, “By means of this partnership with Zoomcar, Volkswagen India enters into shared mobility and subscription companies. As a model, world over, we intend to rework the mobility sector by collaborating in numerous enterprise fashions that drive development, supply comfort and heightened buyer satisfaction. We’re delighted to supply our best-selling carline – Volkswagen Polo by way of this channel, which permits potential clients the accessibility to a premium, secure and fun-to-drive hatch.”
Talking on this partnership, Greg Moran, Co-Founder and CEO, Zoomcar stated, “Zoomcar is thrilled to accomplice with Volkswagen to supply its automobiles on India’s solely shared subscription market, ZAP Subscribe. Given Volkswagen’s lengthy historical past as an innovator throughout the automotive house, we felt they had been a pure accomplice as we glance to supply an reasonably priced, versatile different to conventional car possession.”
Shared mobility has been growing quickly throughout the globe, particularly in India with development drivers like growing urbanisation, rise in dwelling requirements and enhanced disposable earnings. It additionally helps cut back possession prices on automobiles whereas decreasing the monetary overheads.
Aside from the Volkswagen Polo, the German automaker additionally goals to supply different automobiles from its secure by way of the subscription platform. The corporate can even present Zoomcar customised monetary, upkeep and restore companies for an enhanced possession expertise.