GM said to pilot peer-to-peer car sharing through its Maven brand

Automaker General Motors is said to be planning a new peer-to-peer car rental service, similar to existing offerings by Daimler -backed Turo and startup Getaround, to debut as early as this summer acc

GM’s Maven car sharing service makes its way to Atlanta

GM’s Maven car-sharing service has now launched in Atlanta, its 17th North American city, where it’ll offer a fleet of 50 cars spread across 20 pick-up locations. Maven launched in January

How Hardware-as-a-Service will save IoT

Here’s the dirty little secret about the Internet of Things: The things might not work, and you might not use them. As a consumer, many of your gadgets will collect dust tucked away in a drawer. As

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Zipcar Buys Fleet Management Startup Local Motion

Zipcar looks like it is boosting the enterprise side of its car sharing business after it acquired Local Motion, a five-year old fleet management startup, in an undisclosed deal.

Car Rental Startup Zoomcar Raises $8 Million To Democratize Transportation In India

Following on from Socar, Korea's answer to ZipCar, which raised $18 million earlier this month, another car rental startup in Asia is in the money today. India-based Zoomcar has added $8 million to it

Zipcar Adds A New No-Fee Membership Option In Canada, But Limits Driving To Weekdays

Hot on the heels of an acquisition by Avis announced earlier this week, Zipcar will be piloting a no-fee membership option beginning today in Toronto and Vancouver. The new 'Access Plan' pilot project

Not So Fast: Avis’ Proposed $500M Zipcar Buy Being Investigated For Short-Changing Shareholders

Earlier today the sharing economy startup world was abruptly awoken from its holiday slumber with the news that car rental giant Avis would buy car-sharing company Zipcar for $500 million. No sooner h

Zipcar CEO Details In-Car Assistant, Personalized Deals And Member Onboarding For Mobile App

At the CTIA MobileCon keynote today, Zipcar CEO Scott Griffith took the stage to talk about the effect mobile technology is having on transportation. In the course of his talk, he also detailed the wa

With Competition Looming, Zipcar’s Q2 2012 Revenue And Earnings Disappoint

Zipcar is seeing increased competition in the car-sharing market, which is one reason that it might not be growing as quickly as it, or analysts, like. Zipcar reported second-quarter loss of $422,000

Hail A Fellow Human, Not A Taxi With “SideCar” – The New P2P Uber

You need a ride, someone else has a car and could use the cash, <a target="_blank" href="">SideCar is the app</a> that will bring you together. New instant peer-to-peer rideshare-fi

Strategic Sharing: Zipcar Leads $13.7M Investment In Campus Car-Sharing Startup Wheelz

Well, you have to hand it to the strategy team over at <a target="_blank" href="">Zipcar</a>. Arguably the largest on-demand car-sharing network, Zipcar went public last year and

Zipcar acquires controlling stake in Spain’s largest car sharing operator

<img src="" class="shot2" /> Car sharing network operator <a href="">Zipcar</a> this morning <a hre

Zipcar Acquires Controlling Stake In Spain’s Largest Car Sharing Operator

Car sharing network operator <a href="">Zipcar</a> this morning <a href="">announced</a> the exercise of

Zipcar Members Can Now Reserve A Car On Facebook

Car sharing network company <a href="">Zipcar</a> this morning <a href="

Ford And Zipcar Partner On Car-Sharing Program For Universities

<a href="">Ford Motor Company</a> and the leading car-sharing network <a href="">Zipcar</a> have just announced a partnership that establishes Ford as Zipcar'

ZipCar Shares Up Over 50%, Market Cap Surpasses $1 Billion After IPO

<img src='' /></a>Carsharing service <a href="">ZipCar</a> began the morning of its IPO tr

Zipcar Parks Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman On Its Board Of Directors

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">Zipcar</a>, a membership-based car-sharing service that enables

Car-Sharing Service Zipcar Adds $21 Million To Its Coffers

<img src="" class="shot2" /> Car-sharing service company <a href="">Zipcar</a> this morning <a href="http://www.prnewsw

TC Teardown: 13 Ways To Get To $10 Million In Revenues (Part II)

<img src="" alt="" /> <em><strong>Editor's note:</strong> This post is the second part of an analysis of different consumer Internet
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