Continuing with a spree of acquisitions, GirnarSoft the parent company of auto portals CarDekho.com, Gaadi.com and Zigwheels.com has now acquired Volob Technologies, a virtual reality startup in an all-cash deal.
The acquisition will augment CarDekho.com’s 3D visualisation capabilities through technologies like virtual reality and augmented reality.
Founded in 2010 by Tarun Kumar and Shweta Jain, Volob Technologies provides 3D visualisation solutions to various industries, primarily automotive.
Amit Jain, co-founder and CEO, CarDekho.com, said, “Visual experience is an important element in assessing a car or bike. Volob has proven expertise in the virtual content. CarDekho.com’s acquisition of Volob is aimed at amplifying the visual experience of car buyers in both real and virtual settings.GirnarSoft has enriched its value proposition for online buyers, dealers and OEMs.”
Tarun Kumar, added, “Volob blends creativity and engineering to create 3D visualization in real-time. Joining CarDekho.com will help us provide solutions which can enable automotive industry deliver life-like experiences to car buyers across multiple touchpoints.”
CarDekho has been working on developing virtual and augmented reality solutions to help users make better car buying decisions.
Volob is GirnarSoft’s eighth deal in the last two years. Recently it acquired Connecto and had earlier acquired Help on Wheels, Zigwheels.com, Gaadi.com and BuyingIQ.