Pat Notti, VP of Getaround’s Marketplace and Operations, answers questions on the Power Host Program, including how hosts are managing parking, insurance, vehicle supply, and the depreciation curve, as well as the attributes that make a successful power host.
May 19, 2021
As rising damage claims are now a significant barrier to profits for self-insured P2P platforms, those platforms are looking to minimize their losses in any way possible. The vehicle owners are the ones who suffer.
April 7, 2021
A local market franchisee examines the issues between traditional car rental operators and hosts on Turo’s peer-to-peer platform — and muses on the potential benefits of both parties working together.
June 18, 2019
A local market franchisee chronicles the growing pains of the peer-to-peer rental concept through supplying the Turo platform with his rental cars and consulting for Turo hosts.
June 11, 2019
European car rental startup Virtuo sees a bright future for the daily rental market serving leisure and corporate customers using an owned fleet — but without the pain points and friction.
September 10, 2018
The AlixPartners survey found that 50% of respondents cited parking issues and associated costs; 35% cited the laborious process of renting a car as reasons for using ride hailing instead.
August 6, 2018
Turo maintains that its platform is a technology company, not a rental car agency, and therefore should not be subject to the airport taxes and fees that traditional car rental companies pay.
July 17, 2018
All states have laws that govern various aspects of rental car operations. Do those laws apply to new and developing mobility models and, if so, to what extent? The answers are not clear.
May 30, 2018
Peer-to-peer car rental companies claim they aren't the same as traditional car rental companies.
August 15, 2017
Members of ACRA met with legislators in Washington, D.C. in September. Here's why bringing the message to this forum matters.
November 23, 2016
HyreCar wants to rent your fleet to Uber and Lyft drivers.
September 9, 2016
Peer-to-peer carsharing companies and traditional car rental should play by the same rules. Together, let's work to modify regulations that are unfair to our businesses and customers so we all can compete for business.
November 6, 2015
Welcome to peer-to-peer renting, the new neighborhood car rental.
November 9, 2010