India’s largest auto media vehicle and online automobile classifieds firm, CarWale, has partnered with Classic Automotives, to open its first pre-owned car franchise in Bengaluru. Classic Automotives is one of the oldest and most reputed used cars dealerships in Bengaluru city.
Commenting on the launch of this franchise, Vikram Alva, president, used cars at CarTrade and CarWale, said, “Buyers are looking to purchase good quality pre-owned vehicles from trusted dealers and our franchisee offering helps us deliver the same to them. We, at CarWale, are delighted to have partnered with Khalid Sait who is one of the stalwarts of the used car industry. Classic Automotives is our 1st Pre-Owned Car Franchisee in Bangalore. I am sure that this relationship will help customers buy quality used cars with confidence.”
Khalid Mohammed K Sait, managing director, Classic Automotives, on the occasion, said, “Partnering with CarWale is icing on the cake. Classic has been with CarWale since its inception; it is the perfect marriage between India's oldest and leading online portal, CarWale and the first organized Pre-owned car dealer, Classic. Now a customer can seamlessly go from seeing a pre-owned car online to experiencing that car in all its glory in our showroom. Classic plans to open 10 more franchises, with CarWale in Karnataka within a year.”
As a part of its growth plans, CarWale is working on launching these franchisees across the country and is currently evaluating partners in various cities. CarWale has already launched over 50 franchises across 25 cities in the country and this is one of the key focus areas for the company.