Voler, a personal urban mobility solutions provider in India, today announced the launch of its Self- drive car rental enterprise. This service will currently be available only in Delhi. However, the company is planning to expand in major metro cities in next six months.
Currently, Voler’s fleet ranges from Swift and Honda Amaze to Mercedes GLA and Toyota Fortuner and is available with a wide array of options. The biggest advantage of Voler is door step delivery and pay for what you use which makes it the most efficient offering to the consumers.
Vikas Parasrampuria, Founder & CEO, Voler said, “Voler means ‘To fly’ and we want to give people the opportunity to define their own route, milestones and journey. Having studied the market and consumer preference, we have witnessed a transition in mobility model, an inclination from owing a car to increasing preference towards car sharing and self-drive. We want to liberate people from clutches that come with owning a car. The self-drive car rental industry is booming. Voler aims to be a one – stop – shop for personal Holistic Urban Mobility Solutions – ranging from self-driven to manned vehicles for personal or institutional use.”
With more than 100 pick up locations, Voler provides newly serviced cars with 24X7 support road assistance. Customers can rent car for an hour, a day or even for a month with a minimum security deposit of Rs 5,000 across all cars.
According to research reports, the organised sector stands at 9.0 billion dollars and is to grow to 15.0 billion dollars in 2020. This sector is to become 50% of the total market over the next 5 years. Voler has plans to create a distinct mark and capture a large chunk of the market. Voler’s aim is to operate PAN-India and the company is looking to expand its fleet to 1000 in the next six months.
Customers can avail 30 per cent discount on their first ride by using coupon code - FirstDrive. Presently, Voler competes with services like Zoomcar, Myles, and letmedrive. The concept of self-drive cars is slowly picking-up in India, however, this concept is more popular in western countries.