Droom launches Jumpstart, a tech-enabled doorstep vehicle service post the lockdown leveraging its Eco platform

•           Starts at INR 499; available for all types of vehicles including two-wheelers and four-wheelers

•           The service can be availed by Individual, fleet companies, RWAs, hospitals, logistics providers, private and public bus owners, hotels that offer commute etc.

Many vehicles may refuse to start or move when kept immobile for a long time. Why? Dead battery, fuel pump leak, ignition issue, flat tires, etc. Since most vehicles in India have been parked in garages for over 40 days due to the extended nation-wide lockdown, maintaining them has become a challenging task for owners. In a bid to address this issue, Droom, India’s largest and pioneering online automobile transactional marketplace, has launched a unique service Jumpstart – Autocare at your doorstep for customers across India. This service includes jump start of a vehicle along with tire maintenance, inspection of critical functions and oil and lube   top-up.

Besides the main Jump Start device packages user can avail many more add-on services including towing, gas fill, flat tire repair, pressure water cleaning and full top-up of oil, lubricant, coolant etc.

Users can select vehicle, location, main service and any add-on services they require in the process. They can choose a time slot as per their convenience and confirm the payment or choose to pay later. Droom then assigns an ‘eco-ninja’ or technician to perform the job, who also issues an ECO jump start report to the respective customer once the servicing process is completed. A customer can also ask the technician to perform any of the additional services by adding them to their existing package on the spot.

Commenting on the launch, Sandeep Aggarwal, Founder & CEO, Droom said, “In the wake of an extended lockdown, anywhere between 5 to 25 million vehicles in India might not start or move. Eco has come long way from offering any vehicle’s inspection anywhere since 2016 to complete vehicle certification, large automobile fleet health and safety to recent launch of Germ Shield, an antimicrobial treatment for automobiles and facilities. We leverage IOT, AI, cloud infrastructure, mapping technologies for field operations to fully mobile technology driven work flow management for standard service delivery. To serve our customers better, we launched Germ Shield in March and will continues to launch more such unique services in the times to come.”

Jumpstart costing would be as follows:

·         Scooter/Bike – INR 499

·         Superbike – INR 699

·         Hatchback – INR 999

·         Sedan – INR 1299

·         SUV – INR 1599

To Book Jumstart Service please visit https://droom.in/jumpstart or Book at Droom App.

Starting at INR 499, Jumpstart is a doorstep service designed for both, two-wheelers and four-wheelers. Fleet companies, RWAs, hospitals, logistics providers, private and public bus owners, hotels that offer commute, garages, dealerships, all can avail this service. Currently, Droom has thousands of eco technicians who provide this service in most of the top cities across India.

https://droom.in/jumpstart

About Droom:

Droom is an AI and data science-driven online transactional platform, which offers 21st-century experience in buying and selling of used and new automobiles in India and other emerging markets.  Droom has built an entire eco-system around used automobiles for the digital economy, including Orange Book Value (used vehicle pricing engine), Eco (1,000+ points vehicle inspection), History (history records for used vehicles), Discovery (dozens of pre-buying research tools) and Credit (India’s first and only marketplace for a used auto loan and dealer financing).  Droom not only caters to individual buyers and sellers, dealers, and large enterprises for buying and selling but also manages the entire life cycle and all automobile ancillary services.

Droom has four marketplace formats i.e. B2C, C2C, C2B, and B2B, and three pricing formats – Fixed Price, Best Offer, and Auction. The platform offers a wide range of categories from bicycle to plane and all automobile services such as Warranty, RSA, Insurance and Auto Loan.

With 80% market share of the automobile transactions online, Droom is India’s largest automobile platform online and 4th largest E-Commerce company. Besides India, Droom is available in Singapore, Thailand, and Malaysia. While OBV is available in 38 countries globally, making OBV world’s number one benchmark pricing engine.

The company is currently generating $1.3 Billion in annualized GMV and growing at a rate of 100% Y/Y. Droom has a presence in 1031+ cities across India (India’s largest hyper-local marketplace), 350K+ auto dealers (largest auto dealer platform in World), 45 Million+ monthly visitors, nearly 12 Million+ app downloads, and 6.5 Million+ Facebook followers.

Droom is a Singapore Holding Company with subsidiaries in India and the United States. The company has so far raised close to $125 Million over six rounds of funding. Some of the prominent investors are Lightbox, Beenext, Beenos, Digital Garage, Toyota Tsusho Corporation, and Integrated Assets Management.

About Eco

Eco is India’s most scientific, comprehensive and unbiased way to get a doorstep auto inspection/Verification for a used vehicle with 1000 checkpoints so that the buyer does not have to deal with too many unknowns. The Eco auto inspection service is built on Droom’s proprietary auto inspection methodology. one can buy peace of mind at a very low price, and never have to deal with unknowns while buying a used vehicle. Eco is available at Droom.in, at www.ecoinspection.in and as Android app.

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