In cooperation with the leading bank subsidiary in Finland, "Corporate Bank plc", the leasing provider OP Finance SIA, Carguru adds 25 new environmentally-friendly vehicles to its car fleet. An electric VW-up! and Toyota hybrid cars that are already familiar to Carguru users.
"This May will be four years since Carguru offers carsharing services in Riga. During this time, the most challenging part was to convince citizens and partners that carsharing is not a temporary thing but a future dominant form of "owning" a vehicle. We are happy to see OP Finance among our partners, and we are sure that our cooperation will make carsharing more accessible, convenient and affordable for Carguru users. Giving up private vehicles is a new standard of comfortable city life." - says the Carguru CEO Vladimirs Reskājs.
"OP Finance is pleased to work with carguru and financing the purchase of new, environmentally friendly cars. By supporting green-minded companies, we are building a better future together. We are pleased to bring sustainable development to all areas of OP Bank's operations, based on our core values - responsibility and shared growth."- says Elmārs Prikšāns, Head of OP Corporate Bank plc. Branch in Latvia.
"OP Finance" is a branch of the "Corporate Bank plc", the leading bank in Finland, working in Latvia since 2008, providing a wide range of financial services. Business media "Bloomberg Markets Magazine", which forms the world's most substantial bank "Top 20", has recognized OP Corporate Bank plc as the strongest bank operating in Latvia, ranking it in the top 8th place. In making this chart, Bloomberg analyzed the performance of 97 global banks with assets of at least $ 100 billion.
Carsharing came to Latvia in 2017 together with the establishment of Carguru company. For almost four years, the company was working on shaping the carsharing market and setting trends in the city's eco-friendly carsharing.