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Zipcar, Uber, and Lyft are working to get out the vote tomorrow through free and discounted trips. Carsharing leader Zipcar is offering free rides to the first 7,000 voters who reserve its nationwide free-of-charge rental. Existing customers and new members can reserve cars now, either online or through Zipcar’s mobile app, and can use the […]

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Toyota is now offering a Mobility Services Platform (MSPF) to support emerging mobility services like carsharing. Toyota is using the platform to collaborate with service providers and telematics insurance carriers. The MSPF will support mobility services and leverage the Toyota Smart Center (TSC), the Toyota Big Data Center, and financial services, according to the company’s […]

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Bollore Group is moving forward in efforts to bring electrified car sharing services around the world through its partnership with the government of Singapore. By the middle of next year, residents of the island will have access to a fleet of 125 plug-in electrified vehicles and 250 charging points, the Economic Development Board said. By […]

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General Motors’ Maven carsharing service has opened up in San Francisco, its ninth market served since launching in January. Maven is well positioned to compete with popular carsharing leaders in the city, including Zipcar and Getaround, Automotive News says. San Francisco, known for innovation as a technology hub, has been a leading market for carsharing […]

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Zipcar calculates that its carsharing service has taken over 413,000 cars off roads in about 500 cities. The company recently hit the one million membership mark after 16 years in business. Now owned by Avis Budget Group, the company said it serves over 500 cities in eight countries located in North America and Europe. Zipcar […]

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Green Commuter, a new carsharing and vanpooling service, is bringing in a Tesla Model X fleet to the Los Angeles market. The company says that the Model X was chosen because it’s the only all-electric vehicle currently able to seat seven. With its attractive appearance, comfort, and performance capability, it meets Green Commuter’s goals. The […]

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Hertz has made agreements with the two largest ride-hailing companies, Uber and Lyft, to supply their drivers with vehicles the rental-car company rotates out of its fleet. These partnerships mark a change in Hertz’s strategy. The car rental giant said in January that ridesharing services were crimping its growth. Like the taxi industry, car rental companies […]

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Daimler’s car2go carsharing service has turned out to be very popular in the Chinese city of Chongqing. After operating in the city for less than two months, car2go now has more than 78,000 registered users in Chongqing, Daimler says. There have been more than 40,000 rentals of Smart Fortwo hatchbacks during that time. It’s been […]

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The automotive and transportation sectors will be looking very different in the near-term future, according to a report by Navigant Research. In its new white paper, “Transportation Outlook: 2025-2050,” Navigant Research looks at the market and regulatory factors moving mobility toward vehicle electrification, autonomous vehicles, and carsharing and ridesharing services, and which will be causing […]

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Daimler AG is expanding its mobility services in the U.S. as the German automaker aims to beat competitors in the emerging urban transportation market. Best known for its car2go carsharing service, Daimler is merging two more mobility services in the U.S., RideScout and GlobeSherpa. Daimler bought RideScout in 2014; its app allows users to find […]

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