We reported in detail when CarZ had announced its plan to come up with outlets at many major cities across the country. CarZ was founded in 2008 by two auto enthusiasts & experts, Mr. Venu Donepudi and Mr. Vijay Gummadi, who returned to India after a long stint at US, Europe and Middle East working at GM and Chrysler in the research division handling robotics, with a vision to establish India’s leading, independent, multi-brand car service network where cars from big names like BMW, Lamborghini, Maserati and Bentleys can be serviced under one roof. The good folks at CarZ also undertake restoration of vintage cars and have worked on popular old cars like 1940 Austin 10 and Morris minor.
CarZ offers a full range of repair services for all makes and models of cars: routine and preventive maintenance, electrical & mechanical repair, accident repair – denting and painting, tyres and services, battery, variety of styling and performance accessories, interior and exterior detailing. These services are offered in convenient neighborhood locations and offsites by mobile service vans. All services are performed by highly trained technicians.
Multi Brand Car service network raised Series-A funding of $5 million from Indo-US ventures for its expansion plans has opened nine State-of-the-art service outlets in Guntur, Khammam, Rajahmundry, Kakinada, Nellore, Anantapur, Tirupati, Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada.
CarZ which commenced operations in Hyderabad in 2008 has now marked its journey into Hubli by opening its third outlet in Karnataka and 16th overall. The outlet was inaugurated today by prominent industrialist, Shri. Chandrakanth Kalal of Manjunath Motors. The expansion into Karnataka is part of the company’s aggressive plans of expanding its footprints across the country and brings its unique value proposition to car owners in the city through its service and solution offerings.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Venu Donepudi, Founder & Managing Director of CarZ said, “Hubli which is regarded as the commercial centre and business hub of North Karnataka, with a population of nearly a million people, second only to Bangalore, is a very attractive market for us, both in terms of growth and potential. At CarZ our constant endeavor is to provide end-to-end solutions to the discerning Indian Car owner. Customer centricity has always been key to our delivery model and we promise the same unique solution experience to our customers in Karnataka”.
Adding to that Mr. Vijay Gummadi, Founder & CEO of CarZ said, “ With initiatives like “The auto cluster” by the Auto Component Manufacturers’ Association (ACMA) of Hubli-Dharwad, we will see a fillip in automobile sector in the city of Hubli. These are encouraging signs for us to create new benchmarks in customer service and product offerings in the automobile industry in the city of Hubli.”
“ It’s 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”, he further added.
To ensure peace of mind and deliver convenience to customers, 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 serviceto 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.