The Story of Our Company

Selfdrive Historical Timeline

2005
January
Launches Car Rental Operations with small fleet of cars.
2006
FEBRUARY
Aggregates with local car rental vendors for On Demand Rentals.
2007
January
Starts "Wet Lease" for Corporates.
FEBRUARY
Launches Mumbai Operations
March
Ties up with HSBC, Global Pay, American Express for Online payment processing.
May
Launches Indias First Car Rental Reservation platform Bookacar.in 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
Starts Trials with offline SelfDrive Car rentals.
2011
May
Launches India's First Car Rental Reservation platform Bookacar.in for One way Commuters Mumbai and Pune – With Airport Rentals.
October
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.
August
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.
October
Starts SelfDrive First (Launches Exclusive Car Models) Under SelfDrive.in Banner.
2014
March
Crosses 250+ cars in Mumbai and Pune.
August
Awarded : Winner Of the Best Business and Service Excellence Award 2014 Western India.
2015
FEBRUARY
Crosses 75000+ Booking Across All car categories.
October
Starts Goa Operations with 200 cars.
2016
March
Expands its service portfolio with City Drive, Oneway, and Airport Rentals.
April
Launches Pay by the Min. – Starting Rs.1.00 per min.
April
Launches "ON DEMAND" - rentals via PWA, Mobile App
May
Starts "Mrico Lease" for Enterprise and Individuals - Targets leasing Industry and Ownership.
International Journey Begins
September
Opens Office in Dubai for UAE Operations.
November
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 selfdrive.ae
JUNE
Partners with (MASTER VISA) Middle East, Mashreq for seamless payment Interface and Advance User Experience for processing payments in real time.
August
Launches SelfDrive.ae 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.
November
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.

Pinewoods At A Glance

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65 Different Car Models
To Select From.
(Largest In India)
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Unique Service Offering
City Drive, Micro Lease.
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10 years +
Industry Experience.
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Partners with the
Best In the Industry.
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Future Driven
Products & Services