FCA India to offer car leasing service with Orix Auto Infrastructure Services Limited
FCA India, the group that offers Fiat and Jeep vehicles in India, has joined hands with Orix Auto Infrastructure Services Limited (OAIS) to offer leasing solutions of its entire range in the country. The company would be starting the leasing operation in Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Pune. We believe other cities will be added in due course of time. FCA believes leasing solutions for automobiles has been limited to corporations' and businesses' executive needs. However, with changing customer preferences, the leasing industry is changing and growing tremendously.
"This innovative partnership will enable customers to lease the award-winning Jeep Compass without having to pay for the vehicle outright and enjoy the cash flow benefits. This partnership strengthens our commitment to providing the Jeep ownership experience to our Indian customers through innovative avenues," commented Kevin Flynn, president and managing director, FCA India.
The leasing program will cover numerous topics like road tax payments, insurance and renewals, breakdown assistance, accident repairs, end-to-end maintenance and the pay-as-per-use model for a period of two to five years. "We are proud to partner with FCA India. We look forward to strengthening our leasing solutions and to providing innovative benefits to customers, enabling them to experience premium products and avail of value additions. We hope to play an important role in meeting today's customer expectations," Sandeep Gambhir, MD and CEO- ORIX Auto Infrastructure Services Limited.
Interestingly, earlier this year, Skoda made the same announcement with Orix to offer a range of leasing services, that will be offered on Skoda cars and SUVs, through OAIS's existing business network and Skoda India dealers. The monthly lease rental for Skoda models will start at Rs 19,856 and cater to retail and corporate customers across segments i.e salaried individuals, working professionals, small and medium business enterprises, corporate entities and public sector units.
Orix Auto Infrastructure Services Limited (OAIS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of ORIX Corporation Japan and is India's largest corporate car leasing company. It is also India's largest corporate car rental Company and the second largest employee transportation company in the country, with an overall fleet of more than 25,000 vehicles under management.
Starts Rs 15.35 Lakhs