Skoda Auto India has recently signed an MoU with Orix Auto Infrastructure Services which is managed by Orix Corporation, Japan. According to the contract, the companies will commence leasing services for Skoda cars. At present, the company sells four models in the country which are Kodiaq, Superb, Octavia and Rapid. The company claims that the new service will provide a segment of superior and competing leasing services which will allow customers to get the Skoda cars on contact via Orix and Skoda Auto dealerships.
You will be glad to know that you can get these Skoda models at a monthly lease rental which starts at an amount of Rs 19,856 only. The vehicle can be rented for approximately five years from the company’s dealerships, however, it is limited in some places for now. The company will begin the services from cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata and Hyderabad. In the second phase which is known as ‘India 2.0′ project’, the company will release the service all over the country.
You can avail this service only if you are a salaried or professional person, owns a small and medium business undertaking, and if you work in a public sector company. There are also certain terms and condition which you can know by visiting ORIX Auto Infrastructure Services (OAIS) or Skoda Auto dealer partners. The service will come with various advantages and assistance such as road tax, insurance, breakdown assistance, accidental repairs, end-to-end maintenance, scheduled tyre and battery changes and a replacement vehicle as well.
According to Zac Hollis, director-Sales, Service, and Marketing, Skoda Auto India, “The partnership with Orix reflects our commitment to reach out to our customers through new strategic avenues and serve their specific demands through superior ‘value for money’ products and services. The tailor-made leasing program will draw on the strengths of both companies and deliver an enhanced ownership experience to Skoda Auto customers.”
Sandeep Gambhir, MD and CEO, Orix Auto Infrastructure Services stated, “We are delighted to partner with Skoda Auto India. Through this venture, we hope to strengthen the concept of automotive leasing in India and offer tangible benefits to corporates and retail customers: who can now experience superior products and avail the benefits under a range of value-added leasing options. Leasing has been a well-accepted product across all developed nations and we expect the same to happen in India. Also with the mind and mode shift trends of this millennial generation where convenience weighs more than ownership, we expect leasing to play a significant role in meeting customer expectations”.
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