Drivalia Continues Expansion Plans as it Opens Seventh UK Franchise in Sittingbourne, Kent

  • Drivalia has opened its 31st UK branch at Grovehurst Cars Ltd in Sittingbourne, Kent. This marks their seventh grand opening in the past six months
  • The Sittingbourne branch is strategically located for accessibility to local attractions and is the company’s first presence in Kent
  • Drivalia is committed to offering diverse mobility options, including car sharing, rentals, and an innovative subscription programme, aligning with their mission to become a leading player in Europe’s evolving new mobility sector

Slough, 30th October 2023

Drivalia, the pan-European automotive rental, leasing, and mobility company under the esteemed Credit Agricole Auto Bank Group, is proud to announce the launch of its latest UK franchise, based at Grovehurst Cars Ltd, situated in the vibrant town of Sittingbourne, Kent.

This milestone signals the inauguration of Drivalia’s 31st branch and represents the seventh franchise grand opening within the past six months. Drivalia’s strategic expansion aims to establish a robust presence across the UK, with a target of operating at least 60 branches by the conclusion of 2024.

Of noteworthy significance, the unveiling of this site marks Drivalia’s inaugural site in the Kent region. The strategically positioned car rental location in Sittingbourne boasts exceptional accessibility to nearby attractions, including Belmont House & Gardens and Milton Creek.

Network Operations Director, Paolo Ronco, commented,

“We are thrilled to introduce our services to the residents of Kent, a region where we previously had no presence but have been looking to establish ourselves. In an era where motorists have an array of options for accessing vehicles, such as rentals, leases, sharing, and subscription services, it is imperative that we extend our UK network.

We extend a warm welcome to Grovehurst Cars and express our gratitude for their partnership. Their well earned reputation for providing exceptional customer service, coupled with a team of friendly and knowledgeable staff, will play a pivotal role in ensuring the satisfaction of all Drivalia customers.”

The opening of our branch at Grovehurst Cars, together with forthcoming expansions, aligns with Drivalia’s overarching mission of ascending to a premier position among Europe’s leading players in the rapidly evolving new mobility sector.

Drivalia’s offerings span electric car sharing, short and long-term rentals, and an innovative subscription programme, demonstrating Drivalia’s dedication to providing diverse options to meet the evolving needs of today’s motorists.