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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Ford Starts Ford2Go Car Sharing Service in Germany

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


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.


Zipcar Survey Reveals Car Ownership Trends of Millennial Generation

Zipcar’s millenials study surveyed more than 1,000 adults between ages 18 and 34 on their attitude toward car ownership, technology and transportation.


RelayRides Partners with National Homeowners Association

National Homeowners Association community members will be able to list their vehicles to rent on the RelayRides marketplace.


Zipcar Expands Portland Fleet with Honda Fit EVs

The Honda Fit EV battery electric vehicles (BEV) will be available to rent at Portland State University.


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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.

Remembering Elaine Litwer

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.

6 Market Predictors for 2014

In their fourth quarter conference calls, Avis Budget Group and Hertz gave an outlook on fleet costs, the used car market, fleet optimization strategies and potential acquisitions. Hertz shed light on the fallout from that excess fleet.

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