DriveU, India’s largest car driver service and a super-app for car owners today announced its partnership with SMC Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd to provide car insurance for over 650,000+ DriveU’s customers.
Through this partnership, all new and existing customers of DriveU will be able to easily buy/renew their car insurance in just a few simple steps. The aim is to make the insurance buying process more gratifying and less daunting of a task. Further to streamlining the process, all users will also get to choose a DriveU benefit including, DriveU Coins that can be redeemed across services, instant discounts on their next driver booking, and a specially curated car ownership gift box.
This strategic collaboration will make the car insurance buying process simpler and more seamless for the customers. With this, DriveU, is one step closer to rewarding the entire car ownership journey with every transaction on the DriveU platform further reducing the cost of owning a car, and consolidating the needs of car owners under one roof.
“Motor insurance is one of the most expensive, unrewarding annual purchase a car owner is obligated to invest in, which is why 58% of registered vehicles are insured despite it being mandatory”, said Ashok Shastry, Co-founder and CEO, DriveU.”Ultimately, it’s bittersweet, the only time one benefits is when an unfortunate incident occurs, and DriveU is here to change that with additional ‘DriveU Benefits’ by purchasing through our platform. With our deep tech integration, our users can seamlessly and quickly customise, compare, and renew motor insurance plans from all the popular insurance providers and unlike other players get rewarded immediately.”
Adding to the same, Pravin K Agarwal, Director, SMC Group of Companies said, “DriveU is a super app for cars, and a platform which helps you to comfortably reach the desired destination and get a secured, seamless driving experience with trained drivers. So, in case of any issues during the ride, one does not have to worry as the vehicle is insured and quick assistance is provided by the company. Through this partnership, all types of insurance policies from different insurance companies will be available on a single platform designed for car owners. Hence with just a few clicks, users can now have experts smoothen their insurance purchase process.”
DriveU has revolutionised the way individuals hire drivers for their own cars and how businesses maintain a stable, reliable supply chain of professional drivers. In addition to their new motor insurance vertical and on-demand drivers, DriveU also offers doorstep detailing, servicing by trusted integrated brands, FASTag recharge, and annual roadside assistance plans.