Category Archives: Ride-Sharing

Electric Scooter Sharing Scoot adds Electric Bicycles to its Fleet

Electric Scooter Sharing Scoot adds Electric Bicycles to its Fleet bike sharing EV rental urban mobility

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Scoot Networks, Inc., the leading provider of shared, light electric vehicle (LEV) services, today announced it is adding a full fleet of electric bicycles to its service in San Francisco. Scoot’s new e-bikes will be accessed through the same app that riders currently use to access and ride Scoot’s shared electric scooters. Scoot

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SOCAR Joins The Malaysian Car Sharing Fray

SOCAR Joins The Malaysian Car Sharing Fray rental urban mobility

Car-sharing service SOCAR is joining the Malaysian vehicle-sharing landscape in what is its first country expansion outside of South Korea. SOCAR Malaysia is a sister company to SOCAR Korea, which is South Korea’s top car-sharing platform with nearly 10,000 cars and over three million registered users. The push into Malaysia is aimed to be its stepping stone to the rest

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Potential Speed Bumps Ahead For BlueSG Electric Car Sharing

Potential Speed Bumps Ahead For BlueSG EV electric Car Sharing Fleet urban mobility

After months of anticipation, Singapore’s first large-scale electric vehicle (EV) car-sharing programme, BlueSG, was launched last week. Beginning Dec 12, an initial fleet of 80 EVs and 32 charging stations are available for public use. BlueSG’s subscription plans offer two options: a premium yearly plan and a weekly membership plan. For the yearly plan, members pay SGD$15 a month to

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Daimler’s Car-sharing car2go Tops One Million Members

Daimler's Car-sharing car2go Tops One Million Members north america urban mobility

in North America, the largest one-way car-sharing service launched in 2009 with initial pilot in Austin, Texas  AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — car2go, the largest, fastest-growing one-way carsharing service in the world, announced today that its North American member base has eclipsed one million users. The milestone comes nine years after 200 car2go vehicles were first introduced in

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oBike is Franchising its Bike-sharing Platform to Local Businesses

oBike is Franchising its Bike-sharing Platform to Local Businesses bike rental by hour personal sustainable urban mobility

Leveraging on Local Business Expertise for its on-ground operations Through oBike’s Global Business Partnership Programme oBike, Singapore’s first homegrown smart dock-less bike sharing operator, announced today the launch of its Global Business Partnership Programme (GBPP) ─ a first of its kind ─ to partner local businesses for its on-ground operations and provisioning of oBike resources. GBPP is a franchise business

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VW Startup MOIA Presents World’s First Electric Ride-sharing Shuttle Van

VW Startup MOIA Presents World First Electric Ride hailing sharing Six Seater Car Van shuttle sustainable urban mobility

“One million cars off the road”: A new urban mobility offering to reduce traffic in major cities, starting in Hamburg in 2018 Berlin, 4. December 2017 – MOIA, the mobility startup from the Volkswagen Group, introduces its comprehensive ride pooling concept just one year after its inception. The MOIA concept provides new mobility options that will significantly reduce traffic in

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BMW Partners EVCARD, Launches Electric Car-sharing Service in China

BMW Partners SAIC EVCARD Launches Electric Car-sharing Service in China sustainable electric urban mobility

The BMW Group, in partnership with EVCARD, a Shanghai-based electric car-sharing company under Global Car-Sharing & Rental Co. Ltd., launches its car-sharing service in Chengdu under the co-brand “ReachNow Powered By EVCARD”.  (December 1 2017, Chengdu) — Today, the BMW Group, in partnership with EVCARD, a Shanghai-based electric car-sharing company under Global Car-Sharing & Rental Co. Ltd., launches its car-sharing

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Selfdrive.ae Launches Electric Car Sharing in Dubai, UAE

Selfdrive.ae Launches Electric Car sharing for 5 AED per hour in Dubai sustainable urban mobility

DUBAI, UAE, November 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Becomes first online self drive rent a car company in UAE to host Electric Cars SelfDrive.ae announced the launch of a new segment of all electric cars (E-Cars) to its online fleet of Self Drive car rental in Dubai. In a unique initiative to promote E-Cars; SelfDrive.ae has become the first online self

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Mahindra Uber Announces Partnership to Electrify Ride-sharing in India

Mahindra Uber Announces Partnership to Electrify Ride-sharing in India Electric vehicle ride hailing sustainable urban mobility

Mahindra and Uber Join Hands to Deploy Electric Vehicles in India Aims to build the next generation sustainable solutions in the shared mobility space To leverage traffic patterns and use-case data that helps in decision making on infrastructure requirements to realise India’s EV potential Initiative to be flagged off with hundreds of Mahindra’s electric vehicles in Hyderabad and New Delhi

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Teens are using Ride-sharing And Public Transportation to Get Around

Teens are using Ride-sharing And Public Transportation to Get Around Uber Lyft hailing urban mobility

Transportation accounts for 4.6 percent of teen spending Ride-sharing providing more teens with the freedom that a car used to represent NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — American teens benefit from a lot of free transportation, including school buses, rides from their parents, riding their bike and walking. But getting around still manages to capture 4.6 percent of all teen

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