Self-drive car rental company, Zoomcar, announced its services in Guwahati.
“Having launched in Kolkata and Siliguri in the east, we are pleased to bring the gambit of our services to Guwahati. Within a few days of our operations in Guwahati, Zoomcar has witnessed over 150 bookings with average trip duration of 8 days,” said co-founder and CEO at Zoomcar Greg Moran.
Moran added that there has been tremendous response from both the locals and the travelers. “We have seen a huge number of travelers hitting the road to Shillong, Dawki, Cherrapunji and Tawang. We have also witnessed adoption of our services for business travels to Jorhat, Tezpur and North Lakhimpur. This is a very positive sign,” Moran added.
With untapped areas like Mawlynnong and festivals like Ziro festival of music and Hornbill, the company expects Guwahati to play an important role in creating the self-drive eco-system in the region and looks to ramp up to 100 cars by the end of this year.
Zoomcar allows users to rent cars by the hour, day, week, or month. Founded in 2013, and headquartered in Bangalore, its services are presently spread across 20 cities – Bangalore, Pune, Chandigarh, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Mysore, Mangalore, Ahmedabad, Vishakhapatnam, Kochi, Surat, Ludhiana, Siliguri, Coimbatore, Jaipur and Vijaywada.
The company provides a range of cars for self-drive in India, ranging from hatchbacks to SUVs to luxury sedans.
Users can book vehicles starting as low as Rs 70/hour inclusive of fuel for a 5 km/hour fuel package or choose from more flexible options of 10 and 15 km/hour.
“Zoomcar is committed towards enabling mobility services in India. The prime focus is to map self-drive as a model across major Tier I and II cities. With this focus, the company has expanded rapidly in a short period to unfurl services in new cities,” a statement by the company said.