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    Report: 12M carsharing users predicted by 2020, today it's 2.3M
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    Carsharing has been around since the 1990s, but, not surprisingly, it has seen rapid growth ever since the economy started to tank back in 2008. The increasingly popular short-term car rental solution is a great tool for people in large, urban cities, and according to a study from Colorado-based ...

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    Official: OnStar vehicles now ready for car-sharing through RelayRides
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    Nothing like a little rental income to help make the monthly payment on the Caddy, huh? General Motors, which said last fall that it reached an agreement with RelayRides to make people's personal vehicles available for car sharing, is doing just that. Tuesday, GM said that owners of cars ...

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    Official: GM, RelayRides using OnStar to open up peer-to-peer car-sharing
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    General Motors has formally established its first-ever car-sharing gig by signing a deal with peer-to-peer specialist RelayRides. GM's head of business development initiatives, Bob Tiderington, remarked:

    We could stand on the sidelines and watch or we could choose to participate and try to ...

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    Report: New kit enables you to rent your car out with an iPhone like Zipcar
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    A new startup called Getaround is looking to jump into the car rental business by following a similar path laid out by Zipcar. Getaround is a bit different, however, because the fleet of rentals are comprised of customer-supplied personal vehicles. This is peer-to-peer car rental, and we're ...

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    VIDEO: Zipcar has $1 billion dreams... and 46 members per car?
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    Zipcar's $1 billion ambition - Click above to watch the video after the break
    How many cars do you think Zipcar owns around the world? Did you know it was 6,500? How big could Zipcar one day become? How about a $1 billion company? These are two of the numbers mentioned in an interview that CEO ...

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    Nissan's plan for electric cars: buy the vehicle, lease the battery
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Nissan Nuvu concept
    Remember when you were a kid and wanted that shiny new radio-controlled car from Toys 'R Us? The fine print at the bottom of the package almost always read, "Batteries Not Included." If Nissan's current plans go forward, that little ...

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    Daimler's car2go: Rent a Smart anywhere, anytime
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    Click above for high-res shots of Daimler's car2go service
    Cars represent freedom, right? Sure, but shouldn't that same freedom be available to those who can't justify purchasing their own car? Daimler thinks so, and has created a new pilot program called car2go that allows subscribers to rent a ...

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