Pogo CarShare Launches in Canada

Pogo CarShare has started its car-sharing service in the city of Edmonton.
Pogo CarShare has started its car-sharing service in the city of Edmonton.

Startup Pogo CarShare has launched its car-sharing service in Edmonton, Canada, according to a report by the Edmonton Journal.

Currently, 20 vehicles are available at several spots throughout Edmonton, including the University of Alberta, for members to rent using a website or phone app.

Rates start at 47 cents per minute, $14.99 per hour or $69.99 per day, and gas, insurance, parking and maintenance are included, says the report.

Pogo is the first car-sharing company to launch in Edmonton, according to the report.

“We started it because we were looking at car shares in other cities and how successful they are,” Pogo Co-Founder Kieran Ryan told the Journal.

Click here for the full Edmonton Journal report: http://www.edmontonjournal.com/First+carshare+service+launch+Edmonton/10318018/story.html

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