16 August 2018, India:
Girnar Software Pvt. Ltd, which owns auto portals CarDekho.com, BikeDekho.com and Gaadi.com, has acquired YouTube automotive content PowerDrift. The
“Showcasing Indian motoring in a unique and world class way has been the founding principle of PowerDrift. This alliance enables us in creating more exciting content, but also offers great value to our viewers. With our strengths compounded, I can’t wait for an even bigger, more exciting automotive future for India,” said Rohal Albal, Co-Founder and CEO, PowerDrift.
“These are exciting times. CarDekho has always innovated and focussed on providing the best user experience. Content plays an extremely important role in that. By bringing PowerDrift on board, I am convinced that this acquisition will prove to be a game-changer. We will come up with the best in class video content, which will be a visual treat and decision enabler for all stakeholders. I welcome each one from PowerDrift on-board and look forward to a power-packed innings!,” said Amit Jain, Co-founder and CEO, CarDekho.
Girnar Software was founded by siblings Amit Jain and Anurag Jain in 2007. The group runs auto sites like CarDekho.com, Zigwheels.com, BikeDekho.com and Gaadi.com, TyreDekho.com and TrucksDekho.com. The group also operates CollegeDekho.com.The group has acquired Gaadi.com, Zigwheels.com, shopping engine Buying IQ, Virtual Reality Startup Drishya360s, AR-VR focused visual communications Volo Technologies, SaaS start-upConnector, Roadside Assistance startup Help on Wheels.
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