Citroën, a globally successful brand of the auto conglomerate, Groupe PSA, introduced “Citroën Lease” in India to offer full leasing services for its customers in India in an exclusive partnership with ALD Automotive, a globally renowned automotive leasing and fleet management company. Citroën Lease solutions will provide new-age mobility solutions for individuals, small and medium-sized businesses, corporate and public sector.

Before the end of 2020, the launch of Citroën flagship, C5 Aircross SUV, will start Citroën’s long journey in India and this new strategic partnership in the leasing area will support Citroën’s ambition to become an inspired carmaker and the preferred mobility provider in India.

Present at the contract signing ceremony are (from left) Mr. Shishir Mishra, Mr. Jean Louis Grumet, Mr. Joel Verany, Mr. Suvajit Karmakar, Mr. K. Venkatesh, and Mr. Vijay Gour, Vice President – Partnership & Alliances.

Commenting on the new leasing initiative, Roland Bouchara, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, Citroën India, says: “We are inspired by India and we are committed to provide the best-in-class car ownership experience to our customers. Leasing is one of the favourite ways to have a car across the world and in India, it is slated to grow at a rapid speed. Citroën Lease will be available across the entire product line-up at an attractive monthly lease rental. We are confident that our customers will benefit from this collaboration.”

Suvajit Karmakar, Chief Executive Officer & Whole-time Director, ALD Automotive India, says: “We are proud and excited to partner with Citroën outside Europe, where we work very closely together to offer innovative and customised leasing solutions to our customers. The benefits of leasing to the customers include no upfront cost, no financial risk, efficient tax management, easy upgrade and hassle-free maintenance and insurance. With a strong product pipeline for India, Citroën Lease will be an attractive option for potential customers and we look forward to a mutually beneficial relationship with Citroën.”