Tagged Car Sharing

CouponCabin Releases Car Sharing Survey

More than 2,000 U.S. adults were surveyed on their opinion of short-term car sharing and rental services including reasons, benefits and overall attitude on the services.

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WhipCar UK Shuts Down Operations

WhipCar has closed its peer-to-peer car sharing service due to ‘limited resources’ and ‘barriers’ in integrating car sharing in the UK.

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Hourcar Car Sharing Announces Fleet Additions in Minnesota

Hourcar will add 31 new shared vehicles to its fleet in St. Paul and Minneapolis throughout the next year.

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car2go Celebrates 1st Anniversary in Washington, D.C.

Since the company’s launch in Washington, D.C. in March 2012, car2go added 150 vehicles and registered more than 19,000 members.

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Infographic Commemorates RelayRides' 1st Anniversary

According to RelayRides, peer-to-peer car sharing services have expanded to more than 1,300 cities. The infographic also looks at popular models in the RelayRides fleet, membership growth and other statistics.

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Hubber Brings Car Sharing to LAX, San Francisco Airports

Hubber will launch its peer-to-peer car sharing model to the Los Angeles International Airport and San Francisco Airport in April.

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Toyota to Launch EV Car Sharing Project in France

As the program grows, the self-service car sharing project developed by Toyota and the city of Grenoble is expected to make 70 electric vehicles available to rent in France by 2014.

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iCarClub Announces Expansion Plans for 2013

After raising $482,000 from Red Dot Ventures, the peer-to-peer rental car marketplace aims to expand its operations from Singapore to China and increase its members and vehicles to 5,000 members and 1,000 vehicles.

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Ford Starts Ford2Go Car Sharing Service in Germany

The Ford2Go service allows customers to rent vehicles from participating dealerships throughout Germany.

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Getaround Launches New iPhone App

The app’s new features include instantaneous renting, browsing and filter capabilities in addition to a new design to help users share cars more easily.

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A Call for Recall Preparedness

In light of the massive recent automotive recalls, car rental companies should prepare for the Big One by acting out a “recall fire drill.”

What I Learned at the 2014 Car Rental Show

If the Car Rental Show is an indicator of the health of the industry, the North American market is doing well — while the "growth markets" are really taking off.

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On the fifth anniversary of Elaine Litwer’s death, I’m brought back to the work she did to repeal vicarious liability. But it’s also caused me to reflect on the mentors in my life.

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