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Car2go to Launch in China

Car2go will be launching its car-sharing service in the Chinese city of Chongqing within a year. This pilot program will bring several hundred of its smart fortwo vehicles.

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Zipcar Partners With Vermont Department of Tourism

Joining with the Vermont Department of Tourism and marketing, the “Who Taps it Best?” Campaign encourages Zipcar members to use its car-sharing vehicles when traveling in the Green Mountain State.

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Is Uber a Threat to Car Rental?

A new survey finds that ride-sharing customers are willing to replace both traditional car rental and car sharing with ride sharing.

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City CarShare Expands Service to Underserved Communities

City CarShare, a nonprofit car-sharing organization based in San Francisco, will expand its car-sharing network to underserved East Bay communities through CarShare4All — in collaboration with the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and the Bay Area Climate Collaborative (BACC).

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Car2go Reaches 1M Members Worldwide

In honor of reaching one million members, car2go has revealed its user behavior data from its 60 locations worldwide, including over 32 million trips taken since car2go’s launch.

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Zipcar Expands ONE > WAY Testing in Boston

After testing its new ONE > WAY service, Zipcar has now made the service available to all current Zipcar members in the Boston area. Currently, a total of 200 ONE > WAY Honda Fits are located throughout Boston.

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BMW, Sixt Officially Launch DriveNow in London

DriveNow, the car-sharing initiative by the BMW Group and Sixt SE, has launched in London with a fleet of 210 vehicles. The all-electric BMW i3 will be introduced to the London fleet in 2015.

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Car2go Adds 2 Locations in Vancouver

Originally launched in Vancouver in 2011, car2go’s car-sharing service will continue to expand within the city by adding new locations in Richard, British Columbia, and at Vancouver International Airport.

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Singapore to Start Electric Car Sharing in 2016

Singapore is planning to launch an electric car-sharing trial program in the city as early as 2016. Government officials invite electric car manufacturers to submit proposals for a sustainable business model.

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Getaround Raises $24M to Further Expansion

Getaround, a San Francisco-based peer-to-peer car sharing service, has raised $24 million in Series B financing led by automotive giant Cox Automotive — owner of AutoTrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim Auctions.

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