Flipkart, the online retailing portal has taken the opportunity to trade automobiles and accessories. It has entered into a tie up with CarDekho and CarTrade and will now sell motorcycles, scooters and cars on their e-tailing portal.
Vice-president electronics & automobiles at Flipkart, Adarsh Menon said in an Economic Times report, “We believe that Flipkart can solve teething issues such as long delivery times and offer price transparency.”
The Bengaluru based company has begun its selling process with bikes of Mahindra & Mahindra, Kawasaki and TVS Motors. Mahindra KUV100 K8’s bookings had started coming up from January and till date the model has sold around 21,000 units.
On a similar track, Snapdeal has come up with Snapdeal Motors in November and also Amazon India which has listed more than 22,000 car related products. Flipkart aims at achieving high shares from auto accessories and electronic goods in addition to a growth of 600 per cent in other products.