Tagged Car Sharing
June 24, 2014 in Rental Operations
Starting in July, car2go will bring its car-sharing service to St. Paul, Minn., with an 18-month agreement with the St. Paul City Council.
June 24, 2014 in Legislative
Likely to result in potential lawsuits over coverage, the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) is opposed to a N.Y. bill that would regulate insurance coverage involved with car-sharing programs.
June 24, 2014
San Francisco-based City CarShare partners with Next Village San Francisco to provide rides to senior citizens.
June 18, 2014 in Rental Operations
As part of its expansion efforts, Zipcar has expanded its car-sharing service to several surrounding communities of Chicago and has added two vehicles — a Ford Focus and a Mazda 3.
June 16, 2014
German car-sharing startup WunderCar has expanded its service to Dublin, the first city outside of Germany.
June 2, 2014 in Rental Operations
At the end of May, car2go ceased its car-sharing operations in London and Birmingham. The company first came to London in December 2012 and then expanded to Birmingham in 2013.
June 2, 2014
GoGet, an Australian-based car-sharing company, has opened its SuperPod center in Sydney with at least 44 vehicles.
May 21, 2014
For its efforts to expand the car-sharing industry, Enterprise CarShare has been named as a member of the CarSharing Association (CSA).
May 20, 2014
Starting in June, car2go’s car-sharing service will launch in Los Angeles’ South Bay region with 150 smart fortwo vehicles.
May 15, 2014
Malaysia will launch its first electric car-sharing program in the Klang Valley in August.
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