Tagged Car Sharing

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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UhaulCarShare Fleet Expands at Florida College

Partnering with UhaulCarShare, Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla., announced the addition of a Ford F-150 pickup truck to its car-sharing fleet of Toyota Priuses.

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Seattle is Fastest-Growing U.S. car2go City with 500 Vehicles

Celebrating its first year of operation in Seattle, car2go North America LLC has more than 40,000 Seattle members and a network of 500 smart fortwo vehicles. Seattle is the fastest-growing U.S. car2go city.

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Highlights from Transportation Research Board Meeting

Seven delegates from the CarSharing Association participated in the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, which included discussions on shared-use mobility and the use of the term ridesharing.

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Zipcar: More than 50% of Millennials Choose Car Sharing Over Driving Own Car

According to Zipcar's "Millennials and the New American Dream" study, more than 50% of millennials say they would drive less if other transportation options like public transit and car sharing were available in their area — 35% reported seeking substitutions for driving.

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E-Car Club Launches Car Sharing at First UK University

E-Car Club, the U.K.’s first electric car-sharing service, has expanded its services to students and staff at the University of Hertfordshire. This is the car-sharing company’s first university location.

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Zipcar Now Offered at Ohio’s Kent State University

Kent State University is now the second public university in Northeast Ohio to provide Zipcar’s car-sharing service.

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Metavera Launches Lock ’n Track Car-Sharing Technology

Toronto-based Metavera, which offers technology solutions for car-sharing systems, has announced the launch of its Lock ‘n Track system — a vehicle access and control system that works in conjunction with Metavera’s car-sharing platform.

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GreenShareCar Selects Metavera’s Car-Sharing Platform Again

To help streamline operations and enhance customer experience, Australian-based GreenShareCar has again selected Metavera’s car-sharing technology program.

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If you’re running 20-year-old fleet vehicles in California, you may be faced with replacing those vehicles. Fleets have until Jan. 31 to file for an extension.

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