With the on-going COVID-19 situation, Volkswagen anticipates basis industry and consumer analysis, an upward shift by customers towards accessible individual mobility options that are safer. In lieu of the same, Volkswagen India introduces Das WeltAuto 3.0. The DWA facilities offer buying and selling of multi-brand pre-owned cars and isn’t restricted to customers looking to exchange their existing cars for a new Volkswagen. A holistic business offering and brand promise of providing competitively priced used cars, thoroughly checked and certified along with offering accessories, service and warranty packages (up to 12 months) to prospective customers. Each pre-owned vehicle undergoes a due diligence process, which identifies and replaces defective parts and is completely refurbished for sale. Post refurbishment, the car is inspected by a third-party inspector who then certifies the pre-owned car.
A unique mobile application that enables customers to self-evaluate their current vehicle. The whole process is seamless and transparent as the valuations are provided basis the algorithms given by the ‘Indian Blue Book’. The App enables customers to further interact with their DWA dealer of choice and sell their car at an acceptable fair price
Speaking on the enhancement of the used car business, Mr. Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said, “The current COVID-19 situation has created a demand for accessible and safe individual mobility options. We see customers inclined towards the used car segment, which enables them with an affordable vehicle of their choice.”
For a seamless and contactless experience, the brand has enabled digitalization of its used car business. Prospective customers can now buy or sell their pre-owned vehicle on the DWA website. Another value addition for customers looking to sell their vehicle is the introduction of the Das WeltAuto Valuator. A unique mobile application that enables customers to self-evaluate their current vehicle. The whole process is swift and transparent as the valuations are provided basis the algorithms given by the ‘Indian Blue Book’. The mobile application is available for both Android and iOS platforms.
Currently Volkswagen has 105 Das WeltAuto (DWA) outlets across India, which are functioning as certified multi-brand pre-owned car facilities by Volkswagen