Your car in safe hands
We don’t just take your vehicles from A to B. We offer full support from A to Z. We’ll be there right from the import stage, handle technical preparations and ensure everything is in tip-top condition, and support you all the way to remarketing the used cars.
Our expert staff assess and photograph used hire cars, company cars, leased vehicles and subscription cars. We then recondition them or prepare them for onward sale. All our work is done with state-of-the-art technology and based on proven industry standards for vehicle returns.
- Efficient process including status reports
- Neutral condition analysis
- Preparation to customer standard
Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI)
The PDI is a customer-specific collection of services that we provide to ensure that a vehicle will be approved for use on the road in Switzerland. These include markings, dealing with paperwork (form 13.20A), checking the chassis, providing materials, etc.
- One-stop shop for all PDI services
- Customs clearance as reliable recipient
- Railway link within 1.2 km for sustainable deliveries
COTRA has 6,000 secure, monitored storage parking places across Switzerland. We offer a maintenance programme for vehicles in storage, tailored to meet individual requirements.
- Covered and open storage lots
- VIP parking areas for valuable vehicles
- Customer-specific care and maintenance programme
We offer a customer-tailored bodywork check for new or used vehicles if required. Any damage found is immediately repaired and finished to customer standards on site. Damage during transport, due to hailstones, or general wear can be repaired in our metalwork department with Delltec printing technology or a paint job. We have cutting-edge technology and can process high volumes.
- Three central locations in Switzerland
- Certified valuation and condition reports
- Centre of expertise for wheel rim repairs of all kinds
In the best light: images are produced in a high-end studio, ensuring the vehicles have the best chances of sale. Customers can post a 360° view and up to 12 interior photos on their online sales portal – company logo also included on request. Additional editing and masking can be offered for any vehicle!
- 360° external and interior views and videos
- Imperfection photos for online sales
- Automatic or manual masking
We carry out meticulous professional vehicle assessments, carefully documenting the vehicles and any damage. Cost estimates and valuations are then drawn up from these assessments.
- Complete report including photo documentation
- Valuations for fleets or individual vehicles
- Independent repair cost estimates
We have everything in place to ensure your vehicles run reliably: we can handle servicing, technical work, removal of fixtures (e.g. from tradesmen’s vehicles), vehicle certification, tyre storage and management.
- Installation of accessories, retrofits, conversions
- Technical work and servicing for all makes
- Tyre management and storage