This article was written and published in Spanish and has been translated into English via Google Translate. Click here to read the original article. Car2go, the global market leader in the car-free fleets sector, has published a white paper with the five main reasons why e-carsharing plays a fundamental role in the development of electric mobility. "All-electric carsharing is an optimal test environment for electric cars, so technology is subject to maximum stress and demonstrates its suitability for daily use in real conditions," said car2go CEO Olivier Reppert at the summit on the mobility of the future, held in Berlin.
Dailmer has published, for its mobility service car2go, a list detailing the five main reasons car-sharing (when it comes to electric vehicles) is the way of the future. In essence, all the reasons explained by the company come down to only one thing: money, both made by car2go and saved by its customers. Compared to a usual car rental service, or with any taxi service, car sharing comes with fewer headaches, money-wise. There is no deposit required, no fees or membership costs of any kind and, on top of it all, for the money customers pay they get insurance, gas,
The merger will unite the sectors of shared vehicles, taxi applications, electric charging station and parking, as well as companies such as MyTaxi, Parknow and Reachnow. With union there is strength; this is not a lesson for BMW and Daimler carmakers to learn. The companies announced on Wednesday March 28 that they will create a joint venture to merge their mobility services. The goal is to create an ecological system that works "intelligently, interconnected and with the touch of a finger," they said in a statement. The merger aims to unite the sectors of shared vehicles, taxi applications, electric charging
Within two years, the Israeli car-sharing app Car2Go has gone from the brink of bankruptcy to the black, with the help of local governments. In the years to come, Car2Go, which is a private company owned by the Shagrir road-services group (and unrelated to the international one) stands to gain millions of shekels as practically the only vendor supplying car-sharing service in Israel’s cities, promoted by the municipalities themselves. The merit of car-sharing around the world is still debatable. Here, Car2Go’s story began in 2005, launched by Yonatan Gadish, Noam Margalit and Ben Ninio as a classic car-sharing company.
car2go's North American branch will be allowing their US members to participate in a road and driving safety course for free with their current subscription. The free online courses, which normally cost up to $49.95 each, focus on road safety and distracted driving. They are provided by the National Safety Council (NSC), a nonprofit organization widely recognized as America's leading safety advocate for more than 100 years. "We know defensive drivers can help prevent every single car crash," said Deborah A.P. Hersman, NSC president and CEO. "NSC is pleased to partner with car2go in our mission to eliminate all deaths on our nation's roadways."
There are currently 1,600 cars from carsharing companies circulating in Madrid An up-and-coming mecha for carsharing companies is Madrid. Car2go was the first to slither its way into the city but was soon faced with Emov, a tough competitor. Although, since December of last year, there were three more bands that shared a piece in the capital following the startup of the Zity service. However, the good reception that these proposals for electric mobility have had among the locals has attracted the attention of other firms, which are already planning to disembark in the city. The next to do so will be
A new model of car-sharing is poised to make its debut in Chicago. So-called “free-floating” car-sharing is currently outlawed, but city officials are considering a pilot program that would make it legal in a majority of the city. Some aldermen, however, are sounding the alarm about how it may impact street parking, something that is at a premium in many city neighborhoods. City leaders are briefing some skeptical aldermen on the proposal and have been developing the plan over several weeks. Car-sharing allows a driver who doesn’t own a car to go to a specific location and rent one, run
Toronto's city government is currently in talks with Car2Go to set up a company parking lot for the service in the city. Currently, ride sharing and similar services have specific parking spots for these cars, but a new proposal will exempt all "floating cars" from parking limits. Car2Go and similar services are pushing for more rights with the leverage of lessening traffic and reducing pollution from vehicles. Recently, however, critics have come forth claiming Car2Go is doing more harm than good. Parking in the city has become nearly impossible with all the rentals, and many are saying Car2Go's vehicles have
Dailmer has announced that it's open to considering a broader alliance and a partial listing of its mobility service operations, including car-sharing. CEO Dieter Zetsche and head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, spoke to analysts, saying he was open to the idea of combining his company's mobility service Car2Go with that of a rival company. "To the extent that it would be more successful in a partnership, we would consider that," Zetsche said. Dailmer also wants to expand the mobility service, including Moovel, MYTaxi, and Car2Go business. The company may also push for shareholders to fund the expansion, according to Bodo Uebber,
BMW and Daimler have allegedly begun to merge their DriveNow and Car2Go services in an effort to stave off the continuous growth of Uber and its ilk. The carmaker Daimler and BMW want to merge their car sharing services according to media reports . The negotiations are on the home straight, reported the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung . Accordingly, the merger should be announced soon. The spokespersons of the two services do not want to comment on the report. Also, the news agency Reuters reported, citing a high-ranking car manager, the talks between BMW and Daimler on a merger of the daughters are nearing completion. BMW brings its subsidiaries Drive Now and