Ford & Carhood Car-Sharing Service Launch Airport Scheme

Ford Australia is joining airport-parking and car-sharing service Carhood to help customers turn airport parking fees into a profit.

Ford becomes the exclusive automotive partner to Carhood, which provides free parking and a share of the profits if the vehicles are hired to other customers at airports in three major cities. Participants also get complementary curbside chauffeur service and a car wash.

The automaker will supply Carhood with an expanded fleet of new Ford vehicles spread among the three Carhood airport-adjacent locations in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

Ford invested $300 million in Australia for R&D last year alone; and is part of its global plan to use innovation to take the company to the next level in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and data and analytics.

Carhood co-founder Steve Johnson says the collaboration with Ford will help the company continue to offer a convenient solution to affordable airport parking. -Wardsauto

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