car2go Launches in Brooklyn, N.Y.

car2go has launched its carsharing service in Brooklyn. The expansion marks car2go’s first city in the New York area.

According to the company, 400 smart vehicles are available for rental by the minute, hour and day. Rates start at $0.41 per minute, $14.99 per hour and $84.99 per day. Parking, fuel, insurance and maintenance are included in the rates.

Using the mobile app or website, customers can locate a vehicle to pick up in the 36-square mile car2go Brooklyn Home Area. Customers can return the vehicle when they are finished to the Home area in any on-street non-metered space.

“We are super pumped that Brooklyn residents and visitors now have the opportunity to use our simple point-to-point carsharing service to navigate around the borough,” said Paul DeLong, CMO of car2go North America. “We are truly committed to the communities we serve, and we look forward to interacting with all residents, while providing a much needed stress-free transport solution to their everyday lives.”

Along with the launch, the company is offering free member registration and 30 minutes of driving credit for a limited time using promotional code BKLYN at Brooklyn.car2go.com.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Max. 10000 characters)  
Please leave blank:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

 
 

Newsletter: Sign up to receive latest news, articles, and much more.

Read the latest

Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars

What a Connected Fleet Means to Avis (and Car Rental)

Counter bypass is just the beginning. The promise of a “data-driven ecosystem” that connects renters with the rental agency, retail services, and even the city is a better managed fleet, an improved user experience, and new revenue opportunities during the rental itself.

Should Peer-to-Peer Renters Pay Airport Car Rental Fees?

The question is central to the City of San Francisco’s lawsuit against Turo for operating without a permit at San Francisco International Airport.

Hard Times Ahead for the Compact SUV Segment?

The hottest segment today is facing a glut of models and volume in tomorrow’s wholesale market.

Job Finder: Access Top Talent. Fill Key Positions.

>