Tagged Car Sharing
February 12, 2014 in Insurance
In addition to joining the Rideshare Insurance Coalition, Lyft has added new insurance coverage for collision, uninsured motorists and underinsured motorists.
February 10, 2014
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.
February 5, 2014
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.
January 30, 2014 in Rental Operations
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.
January 28, 2014
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.
January 28, 2014
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.
January 28, 2014 in Green Fleet
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.
January 21, 2014
Kent State University is now the second public university in Northeast Ohio to provide Zipcar’s car-sharing service.
January 14, 2014
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.
December 27, 2013
To help streamline operations and enhance customer experience, Australian-based GreenShareCar has again selected Metavera’s car-sharing technology program.
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