The Story of Our Company
Selfdrive Historical Timeline
2005 January
* Launches Car Rental Operations with small fleet of cars.
* Aggregates with local car rental vendors for On Demand Rentals.
2007 January
* Starts "Wet Lease" for Corporates.
* Launches Mumbai Operations
* Ties up with HSBC, Global Pay, American Express for Online payment processing.
* Launches Indias First Car Rental Reservation platform for One way Commuters Mumbai and Pune – With Airport Rentals.
2008 March
* Serves 400+ top corporates.
2009 April
* Builds the Self Drive Concept as per Indian Market Requirements.
2010 January
1 Starts Trials with offline SelfDrive Car rentals.
2011 May
* Launches India's First Car Rental Reservation platform for One way Commuters Mumbai and Pune – With Airport Rentals.
* Weekly, Weekend and Holiday Rental Services
2012 March
* Starts Mumbai Operations with 3 sub - location. With door step Delivery of Cars. Across Mumbai and Thane.
* Becomes the first car rental company to offer Car WIFI and Google Maps for Navigation in SelfDrive Cars in India.
2013 January
* Starts Aggregating under Car Share and Lease to scale up business operations.
* Starts SelfDrive First (Launches Exclusive Car Models) Under Banner.
2014 March
* Crosses 250+ cars in Mumbai and Pune.
* Awarded : Winner Of the Best Business and Service Excellence Award 2014 Western India.
* Crosses 75000+ Booking Across All car categories.
* Starts Goa Operations with 200 cars.
2016 March
* Expands its service portfolio with City Drive, Oneway, and Airport Rentals.
* Launches Pay by the Min. – Starting Rs.1.00 per min.
* Launches "ON DEMAND" - rentals via PWA, Mobile App
* Starts "Mrico Lease" for Enterprise and Individuals - Targets leasing Industry and Ownership.
International Journey Begins
2016 September
* Opens Office in Dubai for UAE Operations.
* Starts Development of SMMT (Smart Mass Mobility Technology) Platform to Host Electric cars and SelfDriveing Cars.
2017 MARCH
* Starts testing and Integrating of SMMT platform with robust UI and UX of
* Partners with (MASTER VISA) Middle East, Mashreq for seamless payment Interface and Advance User Experience for processing payments in real time.
* Launches an Online Rent a Car company, Making SelfDrive the First Indian car rental company to kick start operation Internationally. With a fleet of 2000 cars across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Al Ain, Fujairah Covering all major Emirates in UAE.
* Launches UAE's 1st Self Drive Electric Car Rentals in Dubai on its Proprietary Built SMMT platform with Renault ZOE offering at 5 Dhs per hour, with free charging, parking and making it the most affordable Electric car rentals in the Middle East.