Gurgaon-based auto portal CarDekho.com has launched automobile battery research and discovery portal BatteryDekho.com.
With this, CarDekho aims at building a comprehensive ecosystem for vehicle ownership and making the battery discovery, research and selection process conveniently for the Indian consumer.
The development will allow CarDekho users to search and compare specification and pricing of batteries. The site already has more than 250 batteries of top brands such as Amaron, Exide, SF Sonic, Tata Green, and Base. Users will have the option to search for batteries that are compatible to 500 car and bike brands. BatteryDekho.com has partnered with more than 10,000 dealers in 200 cities to enable better search results and greater selection flexibility for its users.
Ankur Agarwal, CEO-car owners business, CarDekho.com, said, “After gaining a clear leadership in the new car and used car segments, we are focusing on strengthening the core elements of vehicle ownership for the Indian consumer. The Indian battery replacement industry is currently worth INR 3500 Cr. Being the only dedicated automotive battery research and discovery portal for consumers in India, we are confident that this development will aid users in making an informed purchase decision. We will also equip our users with critical insights on buying batteries through informative articles and videos.”
Backed by venture capital firm Sequoia Capital, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons, Ratan tata, Hillhouse Capital and Tybourne Capital, CarDekho launched CarBay in Malaysia and Thailand earlier, last year. It also launched commercial vehicle platform TrucksDekho and tyre ownership vertical TyreDekho.com in August 2015 and May 2015, respectively.
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