Tagged Car Sharing

car2go Expands to Rome

car2go plans to launch in Rome with 500 smart fortwo vehicles this month.

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Taxicab Assn. Uses Poll in Anti-Ride Share Campaign

Commissioned by Mears Transportation Group, a new Florida poll shows that residents want car-sharing Uber to be regulated at the local level like traditional taxi companies. The Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA) supports stricter regulation of car-sharing companies.

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FlightCar Launches New Business Traveler Service

FlightCar’s Business Traveler service pays up to 50 cents per mile to business travelers who rent their car out instead of leaving it unused at the airport.

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Hawaii Legislature Considers Tax on car2go Service

In anticipation of car2go’s plans to expand to Honolulu, the Hawaii Legislature is considering how much to tax the car-sharing company.

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Getaround Expands Instant Rentals, Partners with Insurance Company

Getaround, a San Francisco-based peer-to-peer car-sharing service, plans to expand its Instant rentals mobile program and will partner with Assurant Specialty Property to provide insurance coverage to renters and car owners.

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GoCar Selects Topaz as Official Fuel Supplier

Topaz Fuels has been selected as the official fuel supplier of GoCar, an Irish car-sharing company.

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Metavera Wins Gold Medal for Car-Sharing Technology

Honored for its car-sharing technology, Metavera received the gold medal in the car-sharing category of the 2014 Connected World Awards.

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Millennials’ Views of Cars: So What?

Opinion surveys on the intentions of millennials miss the big picture of the real shifts in the way we get around.

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Lyft Adds Insurance Coverage and Joins Rideshare Coalition

In addition to joining the Rideshare Insurance Coalition, Lyft has added new insurance coverage for collision, uninsured motorists and underinsured motorists.

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car2go black Offers Car Sharing with Mercedes

Through the car2go black car-sharing service operated by Daimler Mobility Services, 200 black Mercedes-Benz B-Class models will be available to rent in the German cities of Hamburg and Berlin.

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Gaining Insight beyond the Quarterly Headlines

Digging deeper into the most recent public statements by Avis Budget Group and Hertz reveal direction on the market, including growing the deep-discount segment, ancillary sales drivers, Hertz’s ship-righting and Zipcar’s first franchise (you heard correctly).

Is the U.S. Heading to Calif.-like Emissions Standards?

New federal air quality rules will affect hundreds more counties across the country, and fleets are in the cross hairs. Is your area on the list?

6 Growing Transportation Problems - and Potential Solutions

They may not affect car rental today, but they will. Will you be part of the solution?

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