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Quikr ties-up with Carnation to introduce vehicle inspection service


Classifieds company Quikr has tied-up with automobile sales and service company Carnation Auto to introduce free vehicle inspection services to users on its platform, reports The Economic Times. Users will be able to request for a thorough inspection of the vehicle’s condition, including state of the engine, overall performance of the car, and other operations among others.

As of now the service is available for users in the Delhi NCR region, and the company expects to extend it to other cities over the next few months. Users looking for used cars in Delhi and Noida get an option to only look for cars that have been inspected by Quikr, which considerably narrows down the search results.

Mahindra Group’s used car sales service Mahindra First Choice Wheels also has a used vehicle inspection service called Autoinspekt. In fact, the company attributed its 50% year-on-year (YoY) increase in sales of used cars in FY-14 to Autoinspekt.

Last month, Quikr had launched a new instant messaging feature called Quikr Nxt that enables real-time conversations between buyers and sellers. The feature is available on Quikr’s mobile site, desktop site as well as on its mobile app. This was a significant move for Quikr, as it has enabled sellers to avoid all unsolicited calls and chat with prospective buyers before closing the deal.

Quikr had raised two rounds of funding in 2014: $60 million led by Tiger Global with participation from the existing investors Kinnevik, Matrix Partners India, Nokia Growth Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Omidyar Network, Warburg Pincus and eBay Inc in September 2014, and $90 million led by Kinnevik in March 2014. The company has raised funding of around $300 million across multiple funding rounds till date.

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