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Flipkart to now sell cars, motorcycles online

  • Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart has started a pilot project to sell
    cars and motorcycles in Bengaluru.
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  • Flipkart has tied up with local dealers Khivraj Motors for Bajaj
    motorcycles and Kalyani Motors for Maruti Suzuki cars. It is also encouraging

    • Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart has started a pilot project to sell
      cars and motorcycles in Bengaluru.
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    • Flipkart has tied up with local dealers Khivraj Motors for Bajaj
      motorcycles and Kalyani Motors for Maruti Suzuki cars. It is also encouraging
      employees with offers to buy vehicles from its partners on the marketplace.
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    • “Evidenced through the latest data as revealed by FlipTrends,
      automobiles emerged as one of the fastest growing categories online. Flipkart
      is now ready to expand this category and add automobiles under the umbrella.
      Ease and convenience of online shopping, for millions of Indians, is what is
      driving phenomenal growth in the sector and we are happy to catalyse (this for)
      the automobile industry,” Anil Goteti, vice-president, business, at Flipkart,
      told the
      Business Standard.
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    • Automobile accessories is already among the top 10 sale categories
      on Flipkart’s platform, in which most sales arrive from Bengaluru followed by
      Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai.
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    • This comes after rival Snapdeal’s launch
      last month of Snapdeal Motors, a platform for automobiles, offering an
      “integrated buying experience”, enabling online booking and loan
      approvals “within two minutes” of a vehicle purchase online.
    • Snapdeal has tied up with Hero Motors and
      Piaggio to sell motorcycles and mini trucks on its platform. It is working with
      Mahindra and Mahindra, Maruti Suzuki and Datsun to sell their vehicles on the
      site.

     

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