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Indianapolis Residents Seem To Like Electric Car Sharing

In the first two months, BlueIndy says it has signed up over 500 people to annual memberships and has seen its EVs go on over 3,000 rides.


Scoot's small car sharing program brings Nissan New Mobility Concept EVs to the streets of San Francisco.


Uber now available in Scotland, after going live in many European cities and countries.


New Car Sharing Program Puts On The Ritz, Literally

Midtown Manhattan apartment residents get shared access to 10 Chevys.


Two-Door EVs Are Made In Italy, May Start France Production

Electric vehicles used in Indianapolis's new car-sharing service may be available to the public, fleets.


BlueIndy faces lingering questions about city subsidies and complaints about charging stations tying up parking spaces.


Program May Cost As Much As $2.7 Million, Begets Free Charging Station

Atlanta will lease 50 electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids for as long as eight years.


Bollore BlueCars Not Available Anywhere Else In America

Indianapolis' BlueIndy all-electric car sharing service starts up today, with residents and visitors now able to access the EVs for short-term rentals.


Due to problems with Uber's background checks, the San Francisco district attorney says he will broaden the scope of an ongoing consumer-protection lawsuit.


Adam Jonas Keeps Seeing Big Things In Elon Musk's Car Company

Analyst Adam Jonas at Morgan Stanley wonders out loud if Tesla stock could hit $465 thanks to self-driving car sharing vehicles. Some day.


By-The-Minute Carsharing Now Reaches Into Queens

Car2Go is growing from Brooklyn into several areas in the borough of Queens to expand the car-sharing service's reach in the Big Apple. It's also adding 100 more Smart Fortwos to the fleet to cope with the additional users.


City Council Is Not Pleased

In a controversial move, the city of Indianapolis agrees to provide $6 million to fund charging stations for electric-car car sharing service BlueIndy.


If Projections Are Correct, Auto Industry Would Be Gutted

Car-sharing services and self-driving vehicles could combine to decimate the U.S. auto industry over the next quarter-century.


With the launch Audi on Demand, customers will be able to order a new Audi from their smartphone to their door on a day-by-day basis... at least in San Francisco where it's being rolled out initially.


One-Year Program Will Test Urban Revitalization Impact of Car-Sharing EVs

Nissan will start car-sharing pilot program with two-seat electric vehicles in Yokohama, Japan.


Uber announced Tuesday on its website that it is partnering with UN Women to add one million female drivers to their fleet over the next five years.


Up Next: The Glowstache

Car-sharing service Lyft has decided it's time to retire that big pink, fuzzy mustache its cars have worn since its founding in 2012. After working with design firm Ammunition, the company known for its work with Beats by Dre, the new "21st Century update of the taxi light" is a pink plastic banana-sized mustache that sits on the dashboard. It's called a "glowstache."


In just a few years, on-demand ride services like Uber and Lyft have gone from practically nonexistent to a major presence in many cities around the world. While this change has caused consternation among governments and traditional taxi drivers, there's no doubt that the apps have had a huge effect on how many people get around. Now, researchers are trying to investigate what effect they might play on traffic congestion, and so far the results are bit cloudy.


The DriveNow carsharing service, which is a partnership between BMW and Sixt, is growing quite rapidly. "We've been surprised about the explosion of new subscriptions, which has helped boost revenue," says Sixt CEO Erich Sixt. The number of DriveNow users has increased from 215,000 at the end of last year to 300,000 today.


The ridesharing service Uber promises to connect people needing a lift with drivers offering one, and it appears to be pretty useful. After all, you can use it to summon Optimus Prime. For many cab drivers around the world, though, the app is basically the bane of their existence. The French passed a law mandating wait times before pickups in January, and 30,000 European cabbies staged a mass protest in June. The latest group hoping to ban Uber is the government of Seoul, South Korea.


Friday was supposed to be the launch of taxi-rivaling, ride-sharing service Lyft in one of the cab's most iconic cities – New York. But with just a few hours to go before kickoff, Lyft's launch in the Big Apple was put off after due to legal battles with the state and city.

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