Hero MotoCorp Launches New Online Retail Platform: Calls It The Virtual Showroom

Hero MotoCorp has launched a new online sales platform called the 'Virtual Showroom'. According to the company, the new platform will provide an Immersive digital buying experience to customers.

Hero MotoCorp Launches New Online Retail Platform: Virtual Showroom, Bookings, Purchase, Finance Schemes & Other Details

The platform provides a 360-degree view of both the space and the product. Customers can easily browse and explore the design, features, and technical details of all Hero motorcycles and scooters right from the comfort of their homes.

Hero MotoCorp Launches New Online Retail Platform: Virtual Showroom, Bookings, Purchase, Finance Schemes & Other Details

The Virtual Showroom is available on the brand's website itself. The company also states that the new platform will prioritize customer convenience and ensures an experience that is identical to a physical showroom visit.

Hero MotoCorp Launches New Online Retail Platform: Virtual Showroom, Bookings, Purchase, Finance Schemes & Other Details

Customers can easily navigate to the ‘Request a call back' to enquire about the vehicle of their choice, while an option of direct purchase is also available. There are three main features of the new online sales platform.

Hero MotoCorp Launches New Online Retail Platform: Virtual Showroom, Bookings, Purchase, Finance Schemes & Other Details

Starring with the Virtual Showroom (VS) itself. It is the initial landing page giving an ambience similar to a physical showroom. The VS showcases nine products, which can be purchased through Hero's e-commerce portal eShop.

Hero MotoCorp Launches New Online Retail Platform: Virtual Showroom, Bookings, Purchase, Finance Schemes & Other Details

The platform also features a Hero Product Configurator (HPC). This section provides a 3D product experience to the customers with all product features, colours, variants aesthetically displayed.

Hero MotoCorp Launches New Online Retail Platform: Virtual Showroom, Bookings, Purchase, Finance Schemes & Other Details

The Accessory Configurator helps to customize the vehicle by adding a host of factory-fitted accessories. The price of the chosen vehicle is dynamically updated basis the variant and location chosen.

Hero MotoCorp Launches New Online Retail Platform: Virtual Showroom, Bookings, Purchase, Finance Schemes & Other Details

Another main feature of the new platform is the Augmented Reality (AR). The platform uses AR to provide customers to visualize the vehicle in an environment of their choice. The AR feature can be experienced on supported iOS and Android devices without the need to download any app.

Hero MotoCorp Launches New Online Retail Platform: Virtual Showroom, Bookings, Purchase, Finance Schemes & Other Details

Commenting on the initiative, Naveen Chauhan, Head - Sales and Aftersales, Hero MotoCorp, said, "At Hero MotoCorp we are constantly striving to enhance our customer buying experience. Considering the need for social distancing and catering to digitally savvy customers, our services must be present at the customers' fingertips while providing a holistic experience right from the beginning of their purchase journey."

Hero MotoCorp Launches New Online Retail Platform: Virtual Showroom, Bookings, Purchase, Finance Schemes & Other Details

He further added, "This feature is in line with our commitment to building value-led initiatives. Soon after launching our messaging app-based chatbot services, we are now bringing a Hero showroom straight to the customer's room."

Hero MotoCorp Launches New Online Retail Platform: Virtual Showroom, Bookings, Purchase, Finance Schemes & Other Details

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Hero MotoCrop gives its online sales platform a massive boost with the launch of the Virtual Showroom. It uses augmented reality to recreate the exact 3D representation of vehicles sold by the brand. This way potential customers can look at the vehicle and get a fair idea from the comfort of their homes.

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Article Published On: Thursday, April 29, 2021, 20:22 [IST]
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