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DriveU, Indian on-demand driver aggregator for private car owners has acquired Gurgaon-based CallAtHome for an undisclosed amount. With this acquisition, DriveU will now have over 500 partner-drivers across India.

DriveU, an on-demand driver service for private cars for travel both within the city limits and Outstation travel, is available in Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai and New Delhi. Through this acquisition, DriveU introduces its highly-regarded service in Gurgaon.

“We are impressed with the breakneck growth that DriveU has experienced in such a short time. We are handing over CallAtHome customers and drivers to a worthy inheritor in DriveU” said Alok Inamdar, co-founder & CEO at CallAtHome.

“CallAtHome has provided unmatched customer experience based on App Store and Facebook reviews. DriveU having quickly ramped up its service in South Delhi were looking to expand into Gurgaon area. We are happy that CallAtHome is part of their equation” added Satyendra Singh, co-founder & CMO of CallAtHome.

About DriveU

DriveU offers curated drivers for a consumer’s personal vehicle, by implementing the best practices in technology, driver verification, training methods and on-road commute experience. Uniformed partner-drivers equipped with seat covers, and floor mats at a customer’s doorstep to drive them around the city and beyond. It lets customer focus on their life, rather than struggle with traffic jams and parking woes.

One can travel in the comfort of her own car and not experience the anxiety of not being able to hail public transport or taxi during inclement weather and rush hour.

With DriveU, a customer can hire an on-demand driver at an affordable cost. One doesn’t need to deal with a full-time driver and their sudden absences. The DriveU team ensures seamless user experience by implementing the best practices in technology, driver verification, training methods and on-road commute experience. Customer safety is of utmost importance to DriveU and it follows the stringent policies to get partner-drivers verified by the police and RTO, before registering them on the system.

The company has been operational in Bengaluru since July 2015 and has experienced a phenomenal growth. It is operational in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi. DriveU plans to field 1,000 partner-drivers by the end of 2016.

About CallAtHome

Started in Gurgaon by Alok Inamdar, Satyendra Singh & Anubhav Sood with the objective ‘To be every car owner’s personal driver’, On-demand driver service CallAtHome has served over 7,000 trips since July’2015 with very high repeat usage.

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