Snapdeal Sells Vehicles Online
Popular e-commerce website Snapdeal has taken a step forward to provide customers a platform to buy vehicles online on Snapdeal Motors. Loans are also made available within a couple of minutes after purchase of a vehicle. Snapdeal has partnered with Mahindra, Piaggio and Hero MotoCorp automobile companies to sell bikes and cars online. The e-commerce site is targeting the automobile platform to touch the Rs13,000 crore mark during next two years. “Snapdeal was the first online marketplace to introduce the automobile category and we have witnessed tremendous growth with over 300,000 bikes sold since launch basis our successful partnership with Hero MotoCorp and others. We have sold bikes through our platform and received a phenomenal response. Through Snapdeal Motors, we want to offer consumers benefits of e-commerce, including convenience and deep assortment,” said Tony Navin, Senior Vice President-Partnerships & Strategic Initiatives, Snapdeal. Snapdeal Motors will be available on both web and mobile sites. Snapdeal has tied up with 5,000 dealers around the country. While browsing for bikes, customers will have to type in their Pincode to see dealerships that are offering that particular model near their location. Customers can then browse through various dealerships and pick one that they want and then proceed with either payment or apply for loan on the portal. If they wish to make a purchase, they will have to pay a booking amount. Snapdeal will then alert them when their bike is ready for pick-up from concerned dealership. Vehicles from more companies like Suzuki etc will be made available soon on the shopping site.