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car2go is growing this week with two expansions across Vancouver, Canada. Starting yesterday, the on-demand, one-way carsharing service expanded to Richmond, British Columbia, and provides airport access and parking near Vancouver International Airport (YVR). car2go stated this is allowing more ways for its 75,000+ car2go Vancouver members – as well as members across North America […]

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The Alliance Renault-Nissan’s French side is joining forces with Bolloré to promote electric vehicles as part of three agreements relating to industrial cooperation, the founding of a joint-venture to sell EV carsharing solutions and a feasibility study on the development of a specific new vehicle for carsharing plans. These agreements are the results of the […]

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Seventy of Toyota’s i-ROAD and COMS ultra-compact personal mobility electric vehicles will hit the road in Europe. As part of a three-year integrated EV car sharing and public transport test project being launched in Grenoble, France in the autumn, this will be i-ROAD’s first official on-road trial in Europe. Toyota said that this October, 70 […]

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Is this a new take on the Indy 500? Not sure about that, but if the Midwest has had less exposure to electric vehicles than, say California, New York, or other regions, that should start to change this year with the influx of state-of-the-art European EVs into Indianapolis. The BlueIndy car sharing program beginning December […]

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DriveNow, BMW’s premium car-sharing program, will expand to offer street parking in multiple neighborhoods in San Francisco, beginning in areas of the Mission District. The program will also add 80 electric BMW ActiveE vehicles to the existing fleet, increasing the total number of ActiveE vehicles in the San Francisco Bay Area to 150. BMW said […]

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HybridCars learned March 26 AutoShare is being bought by Enterprise. Enterprise Holdings made the announcement via press release to the fact its Enterprise Rent-A-Car Canada Company subsidiary is purchasing AutoShare CarSharing Network Inc. AutoShare was established in 1998 as Toronto’s first car-sharing organization, and today serves more than 12,000 local members. Enterprise Holdings, through its […]

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Actually, a giant new car dispenser in eastern China’s city of Hangzhou is an automated garage for 120 Kandi-brand EVs, but it essentially functions like a vending machine serving up these rental cars for only $3.25 per hour. The name of the NASDAQ listed start-up car company – “Kandi Technologies Group” – and the similarity […]

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Car sharing network Zipcar, Inc. announced the expansion of Zipcar Detroit, bringing the total number of Zipcars in the city up to 40. With the expansion, Detroit becomes Zipcar’s 25th major metropolitan market. “Bringing car sharing to a city made by cars and built for cars is a huge accomplishment for Zipcar,” said Zipcar President […]

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California-based City CarShare announced this week14 new and expanded vehicle locations (pods) in San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley and Alameda. In addition, three locations in San Francisco have reopened. City CarShare now has 239 Pod locations throughout the Bay Area. “These new locations and new service areas provide members and prospective members with additional options for […]

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Earth Day New York sponsor Enterprise CarShare will hit the runway and display one of its hybrid vehicles during the Green Vehicle Fashion Show at Manhattan’s Union Square Park, April 21. The company also said it will display its car-sharing technology. The annual Earth Day celebration is a free event designed to highlight various ways […]

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