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Starbucks Pairs With Lyft for Shared Rides and Values

Last week Starbucks announced an agreement with Lyft that could be beneficial for Lyft drivers, riders and even for some Starbucks employees. Is…
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Ford Launches U.S. Car-Sharing Pilot

Ford’s finance arm, Ford Credit, just announced a six-month experiment that will help them get involved with and learn about how the sharing…
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Uber: Driving for Child Hunger and Gouging During a Crisis

No one is talking about Uber's rides-for-hunger campaign, but instead the talk is accused price gouging during the tragic hostage situation in Sydney.
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Enterprise CarShare Launches in Salt Lake City, Now in 35 States

Enterprise CarShare launched in Salt Lake City this month, bringing its car sharing service to 35 U.S. states, as well as regions in…
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Enterprise Continues Plunge into Carsharing with Zimride Acquisition

Enterprise Holdings, the car rental giant, acquired the online ride-sharing service Zimride from Lyft, Inc. on Friday, July 12.
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Enterprise Acquires Chicago Car Sharing Service IGO

On May 28, Enterprise Holdings announced that it had acquired Chicago-based IGO CarSharing under terms not disclosed to the public. So is carsharing…
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Tony Hsieh Bets on Tesla for Las Vegas Carsharing Program

Led by Tony Hsieh, Project 100 signed an agreement to include 100 Tesla Model S cars within this futuristic, “complete transportation system" in…
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Daimler Opens New Car2Go Service in Seattle

Mention the name Daimler, and most people think of Mercedes-Benz. Many wouldn’t equate the world’s most famous manufacturer of luxury cars with an…
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The Avis Zipcar Acquisition: End of the Beginning for Carsharing

Zipcar’s mixed success raises questions about the future of carsharing and the sharing economy.  What lessons can be gleaned from Zipcar’s record?
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Radical Sharing for the New Industrial Revolution

The access economy, also known as collaborative consumption, is characterized by the sharing of goods, space, services and expertise, in innovative ways; typically…
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GM Boosts Carsharing with RelayRides

RelayRides allows car owners to loan out their cars and score extra cash in San Francisco and Boston, and now has an exclusive…

Avego: How To Take Cars off the Road, Now?

In our still car dominated society, traffic is, for the moment, a necessary evil. Sure, mass transit options are increasing in some cities,…

Eco-stats On Travel, David Suzuki Style

Continuing a line of previous posts about terrific eco-stats coming from David Suzuki’s Green Guide (on energy and food), here is a summary…