Carzonrent adds Mercedes-Benz to its luxury self-drive portfolio

Written by FE Online | Mumbai | Updated: Jun 24 2014, 20:00pm hrs
Mercedes-Benz India in association with Carzonrent have announced Indias first luxury Self Drive concept under the brand Myles. This unique concept will offer young Indian travellers an experience of self-driving a Mercedes-Benz with their friends and family.

The association will initially offer C-Class and E-Class models of Mercedes-Benz in major metro cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai. Carzonrent and Mercedes-Benz will also look at introducing other models of vehicles into the Luxury Self-Drive service such as the SLK and AMG versions.

Eberhard Kern, managing director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, said, Mercedes-Benz is known for its modern luxury experience and we are delighted with our association with Myles. This unique hassle free mobility solution will extend our luxury experience beyond our existing customers. We have always introduced newer products and services for the satisfaction of our customers. We believe both companies will benefit from this alliance in terms of consumer outreach.

Rajiv Kr Vij, managing director and CEO, Carzonrent (I), said, The demand for luxurious personal mobility solutions is rapidly on the rise. We are pleased to strengthen our association with Mercedes-Benz as it is a globally respected brand and has unparalleled brand value. With the inclusion of the luxury models in our self-drive fleet, we want to propel peoples aspirations to experience luxury and live their passion by fulfilling their desire.

The organised self-drive market has been growing exponentially over the last couple of years with better roads, higher costs of chauffeurs and availability of navigation facility. Induction of Mercedes-Benz cars has been undertaken to not only reinstate the driving experience gauged from driving luxury cars but to also capture the huge potentially untapped market and facilitate todays customers who believes in traveling in style and class,Vij added.