AUTO24.africa, a pre-owned automotive market, has in the present day launched in Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal and South Africa, after a remarkably profitable first yr in Ivory Coast.
With funding from Stellantis, AUTO24.africa desires to revolutionize the African automotive sector with first-of-its-kind buyer choices.
“Our obsession is to be customer-centric,” expressed Axel Peyrière, CEO of AUTO24. “Our objective just isn’t solely to be the very best out there however to make sure we ship unparalleled companies for each used automotive purchaser and vendor. This growth is a testomony to our dedication.”
AUTO24.africa presents unparalleled and unique companies, together with a five-day refund coverage, a six-month guarantee, one-year upkeep, and one-year insurance coverage for all automobiles. The platform additionally supplies handy financing choices in affiliation with a number of companions. These advantages are a primary in lots of African nations and redefine the usual for automotive possession throughout the continent.
Stellantis, as major investor, additionally owns main automotive manufacturers akin to Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Ram in addition to Peugeot, Jeep and plenty of others. They’ve a division for automotive rental companies known as Free2move and Share Now. It continues to again AUTO24.africa in its bold journey which completely aligns with Stellantis’ strategic plan DARE FORWARD 2030 by collaborating to broaden our provide of mobility options to broadly meet the client wants in Africa.
Africar Group, the dad or mum firm of AUTO24.africa, has been a pioneer in on-line automotive classifieds in Sub-Saharan Africa since its founding in Australia in 2016. This yr’s growth is part of AUTO24.africa’s long-term imaginative and prescient to change into the main multi-brand licensed pre-owned automotive retailer in Africa. The platform goals to introduce much more options and capabilities that can additional elevate the automotive shopping for and promoting expertise, all with belief and transparency.
The upcoming platforms for the newly added nations will probably be uniquely accessible in each worldwide and native languages, catering to a wider vary of shoppers. These devoted web sites — auto24.ma for Morocco, auto24.rw for Rwanda, auto24.co.za for South Africa, and auto24.sn for Senegal — will present an distinctive function permitting clients to order and safe their desired automotive previous to test-driving and finalizing the acquisition. This distinct providing units a brand new benchmark out there, additional enhancing the client expertise.
Final yr, African used automobile start-up Africar Group and Stellantis launched Auto24 actions in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Auto24 is a direct to shopper used automotive firm that brings new, modern options making certain transactions are carried out in a clear and safe method. Working in additional than 40 nations in Sub-Saharan Africa, Africar Group is Africa’s main on-line automotive market community. Over the past 5 years, it has enabled over 25 million automotive consumers and sellers to commerce used automobiles by way of its on-line channels.
Throughout the launch, Axel PEYRIERE, co-Founder & CEO of Africar Group mentioned, “After greater than 5 years of working with automotive producers, distributors and different key gamers within the trade, we’ve developed a category main, multi nation digital automotive resolution throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Auto24 is being launched in the present day with the intention to buttress the arrogance of African clients within the used automobile market. An excellent problem that can permit to have a safe, handy, reliable and pleasant shopping for or promoting used automobile expertise.”
Africar Group’s major competitors in Africa is Autochek, Nigeria’s automotive expertise firm facilitating auto financing throughout Africa which acquired ROAM Africa’s automotive marketplaces Cheki Kenya and Cheki Uganda in its pan-African growth transfer. Autochek has been on the growth drive within the area and not too long ago acquired Morocco’s KIFAL Auto because it strikes to double down on its Francophone focus to duplicate the successes achieved up to now within the English-speaking West Africa and East Africa area. The agency has additionally acquired CoinAfrique, a categorised adverts market working in French-speaking Africa, to speed up penetration of its auto financing companies in Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire and different French-speaking African nations.