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AddRelayRides buys car-sharing competitor Wheelz for keyless technology

Think of this as a rare occasion where a General Motors collaborator is providing Ford with a little cash. A GM partner, peer-to-peer car-sharing operator RelayRides, is buying competitor Wheelz for an undisclosed amount, GigaOM reports. It's a bit of a stretch, but Ford is connected to Wheelz.

18OnStar vehicles now ready for car-sharing through RelayRides

Nothing like a little rental income to help make the monthly payment on the Caddy, huh?

4OnStar vehicles now ready for car-sharing through RelayRides

Nothing like a little rental income to help make the monthly payment on the Caddy, huh?

AddZipcar invests in Wheelz peer-to-peer carsharing network

Could peer-to-peer car sharing be coming of age? The nascent business model got a huge shot in the arm today, in the form of $13.7 million of funding for Wheelz, a car sharing program based on college campuses. Zipcar, of course, is the 800-pound gorilla of the car sharing ecosystem, operating in three countries and boasting nearly 700,000 clients. Perhaps equally important is that among those bankrolling Wheelz is Fontinalis Partners, a Detroit-based investment firm founded by Bill Ford, Execut

3OnStar opens doors to devs, kicks off with peer-to-peer car-sharing

The next big in-car infotainment feature probably won't come from an automaker; it will be the work of an outside developer with access to the vehicle's infotainment system. With that fact in mind, OnStar is opening its API to select devs to create new apps utilizing the system's Advanced Telematics Operating System (ATOM).

19GM, RelayRides using OnStar to open up peer-to-peer car-sharing

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:

9GM, RelayRides using OnStar to open up peer-to-peer car-sharing

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:

5RelayRides can turn anyone into a carsharer as it tries to "Reinvent the Wheels"

Want to participate in car sharing but think that whole "I want to use a car when I need one" thing is only half the story? Then you might like RelayRides, a peer-to-peer car sharing network that add a leap of trust element to the Zipcar model.

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