At the recent Geotab Extend virtual event, Geotab’s Fabian Seithel and Tim Ruhoff of Fleetster discussed how keyless technology combined with telematics is facilitating in-vehicle deliveries, more automated pickup and return processes, and private carsharing trips with business cars.
March 29, 2021
We asked eight experts from the travel, transportation, and mobility spectrums: Will the pandemic accelerate certain mobility options, or will latent hesitancies exist from a health/safety standpoint that will dampen the market for a long time?
April 14, 2020
With high-profile closures and pullbacks in 2019, the North American carsharing market looks to new market opportunities. But can it grow past its traditional base?
February 12, 2020
On-demand business models are rapidly evolving as car rental, car sharing, ride-hailing, and public transport are merging into Mobility-as-a-Service platforms. Experimentation is critical to help resolve untested legal issues around data management, liability, and duty of care.
September 5, 2019
Manheim's president who oversees the inventory solutions unit offers thoughts on fleet mobility services, bringing artificial intelligence to inspections, and the company's diversification strategy.
August 27, 2019
Electric scooter may not directly emit emissions but do contribute greenhouse gases factoring in charging. However, they contribute 59% less CO2 per mile than the average car.
July 23, 2019
A switch to manual background checks, combined with Mercedes GLA and CLA models on Chicago sitting on street corners and a brazen theft ring, made car2go's Chicago operation ripe for exploitation.
July 12, 2019
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
Have we reached the beginning of the end of car ownership? Steve Girsky, former vice chairman at GM, and Mary Chan, former president of global connected consumer at GM, share their thoughts on the near future of smart mobility.
May 22, 2019
The most significant change that has happened in the development of airport CONRACs is the need to respond to the shifting dynamics of airport ground transportation in general.
April 24, 2019
Decades of fleet management experience, a loyal customer base, ownership of vehicles, and the knowledge of how to maintain them gives today’s car rental industry a competitive edge in the emerging smart mobility space.
March 11, 2019
But can they be profitable for car rental? One operator weighs in.
February 13, 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