India-based car rental company SelfDrive.in, a subsidiary of Pinewoods Service Corporation, announced the launch of SelfDrive.ae, in UAE.
With this expansion, SelfDrive.in emerged as the first Indian Self-drive car rental company to commence operations in overseas market.
The company has rolled out the service with a fleet of 2000 cars with an option to select from over 35 different models.
It also introduced services like ‘Express Booking’ for Quick Reservation with rentals starting from AED 49 per day.
Its another services include ‘Micro Lease’ for On Demand Short Term Rentals and ‘One Way Rentals’ for clients to rent cars one way.
Commenting on the expansion, Soham Shah, Founder & Director, Pinewoods Technology Services Dubai said, “UAE is an extremely mature market with a high potential of on-demand Self Drive rent-a-car and leasing. The company also has plans to aggressively invest in future driven ‘Smart Mass Mobility Technology’ platform which is also in line with the Dubai Smart City vision that incorporates Electric Cars for clean energy-driven smart cities and Self-driving cars for safer passenger transportation.”
On the occasion of the launch, Ashish Nanda, Senior General Manager, Shift Leasing, said, “In line with Dubai’s Smart City strategy and The Dubai Happiness Agenda, we have partnered with SelfDrive.ae that integrates high-end technology via Web, App & PWA.”
The introduction of SelfDrive.ae in the market comes at a time when the car rental share in the UAE is the second largest within the Middle East region.