CarZ opens outlet in Kochi making it their 16th across India
CarZ, a multi brand auto solutions network has employed an aggressive expansion strategy which looks at the opening of outlets in many cities in India. Keeping this strategy in mind, the company has opened its first outlet in Kochi and 16th outlet in the nation. The company hopes to inaugurate 6 more outlets in Kerala within the coming months, citing the rising numbers of customers in this region.
This brand provides superior car solutions to customers in and around its centers. Services like painting, denting, periodical servicing. Accident repair and electrical and mechanical maintenance among others are provided by this company. One can also opt for styling accessories and interior as also exterior detailing from this company. This company has its outlets in easily accessible locations and provides customers with genuine and professional services.
This company has tie up with insurance companies to enable fast processing of cashless policies as also renewal of policies. Apart from this the company also offers extended warranty scheme to customers which provides warranty cover to the vehicle even after the manufacturers warrant expires.
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CarZ opens its first service outlet in Kochi
Kochi, 18 September 2012: CarZ, one of India’s leading Independent multi brand auto solutions network, has announced aggressive expansion plans across the country, with the opening of its first outlet in Kochi and the 16th outlet pan-India. Eminent actor and film director Prathap K. Pothan officially inaugurated the outlet today.
Mr. Venu Donepudi, Founder & Managing Director of CarZ said, “Kochi has a discerning car owner population, many of whom would have experienced car sales and service offerings overseas. CarZ with its truly international service addresses not only their needs but also of a growing segment, which gives importance to quality service. With this huge potential, we plan to open 6 more outlets in Kerala in another 12 to 14 months ”.
“CarZ provides end-to-end solutions through its network of state of the art workshops across the country. Customer centricity is key to our delivery model and we promise the same unique solution experience to our customers in Kerala”, he added.
Mr. Vijay Gummadi, Founder & CEO of CarZ said, “Kerala is a huge market for us in South India. 2012 trends in Kerala indicate a switch from petrol to diesel cars and preference for international quality and affordable service outlets. At CarZ, it is our endeavor to provide complete auto care solutions to our customers which include preventive maintenance, electrical & mechanical repair, accident repair – denting and painting, tyres and services, battery, variety of styling and performance accessories, interior and exterior detailing.“
“With Kerala seeing a tremendous burst of automobiles with cars of different makes and types, there is a dire requirement for a one-stop shop car servicing center which is both professional in their service offerings and also easily accessible to the general public. This is where companies like CarZ will add value in the long term”, said Prathap K. Pothan.
CarZ has tied-up with several public and private insurance companies for processing cashless insurance claims as well as insurance renewals. CarZ also offers express and mobile service to customers for their convenience, where one can get their car picked up from their doorsteps at night and get it back (in case of minor maintenance repair) the next day before office at no extra cost.
CarZ has also tied up with Corporate Services Plan India to provide Extended Warranty for cars across all their service outlets in India. This is a first of its kind Warranty Program in India that will provide extended warranty for passenger cars beyond the manufacture’s warranty period.
CarZ was founded in 2008 by Venu Donepudi & Vijay Gummadi both auto experts with extensive experience in the North American Auto industry. Considering that dealerships and unorganized garages were the only two car service options in India at the time, CarZ was ideated to offer consumers the best of both: car repair with the expertise of a dealer and comfort of a local mechanic.
Headquartered in Hyderabad, the company currently operates in 14 locations across Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.
CarZ has partnered with a European company called Akzonobel, to outsource all full body painting requirements for their cars; partnered with a Germany-based chemical company BASF to outsource good quality paint for full-body painting of a branded car; partnered with HPCL for supply of Lube & Oil. CarZ also uses advanced software StockTrack, for inventory management for managing an inventory for 340 models of cars of different brands and multiple variants.