UBER VEHICLE FINANCING: Bringing Entrepreneurship to the Indian Grassroots
Meet Mr. AS Pandey. For 13 years AS Pandey worked as a salaried driver in Delhi. He constantly fought issues of delayed payments and unexplained pay cuts by his employers. When Uber launched in Delhi, he was driving for a car rental company that Uber partnered with. He wished he could buy a car and associate with Uber directly, but his financial situation prevented him from doing so.
Today Uber has helped AS Pandey realise his dreams with Uber’s Vehicle Financing Program. He became one of the first of hundreds of drivers across the country to enroll under the program, proving that Uber is a preferred choice not just for riders, but also for partner-drivers. India is now the 1st country in Asia and 2nd country outside the US where Uber is rolling out vehicle financing for partner drivers, highlighting India’s strategic importance in Uber’s worldwide footprint.
We have partnered with top lending companies like Shriram Finance, AU Financiers and Toyota Financial Services and have created vehicle financing schemes with low down payment (as low as INR 60,000), superior finance rates and faster turn-around time, exclusive to Uber. In addition to the superior financing schemes, we’ve also worked out exclusive discounts on vehicles with leading auto companies like Mahindra, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors, and Toyota.
With Vehicle Financing, Uber takes a large step forward in its endeavour to create entrepreneurs in every section of society. We have now empowered individuals and have created an ecosystem that will enable hundreds of thousands of Indians to become new business owners. If you want to avail of the scheme, register yourself on partners.uber.com or contact your local Uber city team.
Here’s to another million entrepreneurs!
Team Uber India
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