car2go Starts Service in Portland, Ore. and Washington, D.C.

A car2go smart fortwo vehicle in Washington, D.C.


 
A car2go smart fortwo vehicle in Washington, D.C.
car2go North America LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler North America Corp., officially launched its car-sharing services as previously announced in Portland, Ore. on March 31, and in Washington, D.C. on March 24.

A car2go smart fortwo vehicle in Portland, Ore.
A car2go smart fortwo vehicle in Portland, Ore.

car2go has begun deploying 250 smart fortwo cars in the Portland area, distributing them throughout the 32-square mile car2go Home Area. Washington, D.C. will receive a total of 200 vehicles.

Each person who registers to become a car2go member will receive a car2go membership card that will allow them to gain access to and drive any of the available car2go vehicles and without having to commit to a mandatory return time or location.

Member registration for Portland is currently available online at Portland.car2go.com, and registration for Washington, D.C. is at WashingtonDC.car2go.com.

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