Durham’s Pulman car retail group has become the latest VW retailer to offer customers Volkswagen Financial Services’ new Rent-A-Car daily rental offering.
The group – also a Cupra, Seat and Skoda franchisee – offers short- and long-term car rental options through the recently piloted offer, open to private and business customers.
Customers can take advantage of daily, weekend and short term rentals up to 28 days, with flexible rental options available for the long term.
In an interview published in the latest digital edition of AM Magazine, Andrew Savvas, Volkswagen UK Brand Director said the program is part of the brand’s transition to a diverse offering of mobility options.
VWFS recently partnered with car subscription service provider Drover to pilot vehicle subscription services to UK customers from £ 514 per month.
Commenting on Pulman’s adoption of the new VWFS service, Mark Forton, Director of Mobility, said: “We are delighted that Pulman Volkswagen has joined the VWFS Rent-a-Car team, we look forward to working with them and develop their rental service in the North East. . “
VWFS Rent-a-Car in Pulman will supply a range of vehicles to interested customers, including the Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line, T-Cross SE, Golf Match Edition and Passat SEL.
Over the next six months, the availability of different models and trims will increase dramatically, he said.
The brand new service available at Pulman has also allowed new members to join the Pulman family and create new positions.
Rental Manager Shahkiel Akbur joined the Pulman team this month and brought with him a wealth of knowledge gained in the rental and credit leasing industry over five years.
Akbur said: “I really enjoy working for Pulman, which is a family business with a great family ethic from all of the team members I have met so far.
“I am delighted to develop the Rent-a-Car brand at Pulman and, over time, to welcome this service to all of the sites and brands we represent. “
“I really look forward to assisting clients with their rental needs, whether for a short weekend or longer term to meet the needs of local businesses. “