Zoomcar, India’s first 100% self-drive car rental company, today launched its services in Tirupati. Known as the city of Tirupati-Balaji, the company saw a large traction of tourists demanding for self-driven cars in the city. In the span of 4 years, Zoomcar has successfully achieved 30+ lakh happy customers, 10+ lakh trips and 3000 cars under its fleet.
Within few days of its operations in Tirupati, the company has completed around 300 successful rides in the city. The company has 25 cars in Tirupati, ranging from Hatchback – Ford Figo, Maruti Swift, Honda Jazz and SUVs – Ford Ecosport, Hyundai Creta, Mahindra Scorpio and plans to add luxury segment. Being an official self-drive partner with Andhra Pradesh Tourism, Zoomcar is targeting a large audience from tourists, and students who travel from various cities to visit the very famous Tirumala Temple, Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, ISKCON Tirupati, nearby destinations like Kalahasti and Kancheepuram and business travellers to Nellore and Chennai. The Tirupati office has a 5-member strong team managing the day to day operations to deliver the cars to the customers from anywhere in the city. As part of its geographical expansion in the Southern market, the company is planning to launch its operations in many more cities. The Zoomcar parking in the city is at the old exhibition ground near Tirupati Bus stand.
Speaking on the launch, Greg Moran, CEO & Co-founder, Zoomcar, “With our successful launch in Tirupati, we have covered 27 metro and non-metro cities across India. The adoption in our existing markets has been overwhelming, and we expect a similar path of growth and acceptance in the new markets that we are launching. In Tirupati, we are bringing gambit of our services in the city where majority of tourists come all over the country. Our average fleet utility is more than 60%. We see an enormous potential in the city and can easily envision it becoming a 75 car market for us, within the next one year.”
He further added, “We continue to focus all our efforts on simplifying and enhancing the customer experience. Growing the national footprint is a natural part of building a national brand. Our experience suggests that a customer is more likely to stay with us if he knows that he can find Zoomcar in every city that he or she might visit.”
Users can book vehicles starting as low as INR 70/hour inclusive of fuel for a 5 Km/hour fuel package or choose from more flexible options of 10 and 15 Km/hour for self-drive renting on an hourly, weekly and monthly basis. All the Zoomcar vehicles are GPS enabled and have All-India permits, complete with taxes and insurance. One can book a vehicle within minutes via the Zoomcar's website or the mobile application and zoom out.