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
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
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
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 three-wheeled two-seater can go from 0 to 60 mph in 7.5 seconds, and has a top speed of 80 mph.
July 24, 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
This carsharing trend in condo complexes reduces parking spaces to increase buildable units, while on-demand self-service technology makes operating a private carsharing business more cost-effective for the building owner.
November 16, 2017
Launched by General Motors in January 2016, Maven is a car-sharing service that is spreading across North America and offering technology and terms that could prove irresistible to mobile fleets.
October 18, 2017
While large scale deployment of autonomous vehicles won’t happen anytime soon, it’s important for fleets to formulate their game plans now.
September 29, 2017
Peer-to-peer car rental companies claim they aren't the same as traditional car rental companies.
August 15, 2017
Here's what the future of autonomous vehicles may look like and how transportation markets are evolving along the way.
February 15, 2017
Independent car rental operators share their predictions for the industry — and how they will adapt to these anticipated advancements — in the next five to 10 years and beyond.
February 15, 2017