eConnect’s new booking app – designed to make life easier

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London 22 May 2015
eConnect cars, London’s business class, chauffeur-driven car service using all-electric vehicles, announces the launch of its brand new customer booking app.

The app from Echo, eConnect car’s new operational platform has been developed by Magenta Technology, the creators of Addison Lee’s Shamrock platform and designed to make placing, handling and managing bookings quick and convenient for customers.

Easy to use, the Echo booking app matches the functionality of any other in the market, works smoothly on all Apple and Android phones and devices and adds further value to eConnect’s already highly rated customer service experience. Based upon unique app technology, the Echo app provides, a simple and effective way for passengers to book and pay for their zero emission journeys. It can also combine personal and business accounts for user simplicity.

“The advanced technology behind the app is consistent with eConnect’s use of advanced electric vehicles and ensures that passengers have a smooth and stress free experience from start to finish,” said Alistair Clark, Founder and Managing Director.

Matt Borland, Sales Director of Magenta Technology added: “Increasingly a customer expectation within today’s on-demand culture, the Echo booking app will provide eConnect cars with a valuable sales and marketing platform and the ability to drive further customer satisfaction.”

About eConnect cars
eConnect cars are a London chauffeur-driven car service using all electric vehicles. Alistair Clarke is the owner and founder of eConnect cars which has been trading since January 2014. In the past year the eConnect cars service has been recognised at three major national awards ceremonies; awarded for quality of service, innovation and environmental awareness at the Fleet Hero Awards (Energy Saving Trust), Green Fleet Awards and Professional Driver Magazine Awards. The eConnect cars Business Class fleet comprises of the top of the range Nissan Leaf Tekna and the outstanding Tesla Model S. eConnect cars’ top of the range fleet is fully electric and produces zero emissions which in 2014 helped to save over 40 Tonnes of harmful CO2 emissions entering the atmosphere in London.

eConnect cars subscribes to GoldPower, an innovative way of funding the development of renewable power generation and supporting developing communities. eConnect cars replaces each MWh of electricity we use from the National Grid by purchasing aan equal amount GoldPower, thus replacing the energy we use with a clean source making our service fully sustainable and carbon neutral.

About Echo
Echo is the complete operational platform for private car hire businesses. Designed and delivered by Magenta Technology, the creators of Addison Lee’s Shamrock platform, Echo has an extremely effective, dynamic real-time scheduling and dispatch engine and is second-to-none in delivering the highest on-demand customer service at the lowest cost.

With superior feature rich functionality and our proprietary auto-allocation technology, Echo provides full visibility of every vehicle in real time, ensuring drivers can be punctual, with less waiting time – thereby increasing customer satisfaction, driver earnings and their loyalty.
Echo is a division of Magenta Technology

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