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Turo and Metromile partner on pay-per-mile insurance policy

The new program means Turo hosts pay only for the miles they drive

The new program means Turo hosts pay only for the miles they drive.

Tax-free rentals of car-sharing services are in lawmakers' crosshairs

Traditional rental-car companies, which are loaded with taxes, complain loudly

Traditional rental-car companies, which are loaded with taxes, complain loudly.

Peugeot finally returns to America in April... as a car-sharing service

PSA takes a low-key approach to its US return by investing in TravelCar.

PSA takes a stake in car-sharing service TravelCar, which will debut US operations out of Los Angeles and San Francisco airports in April.

Rinspeed Oasis is your electric, autonomous concept vehicle with a garden

Remember to park it in the sun.

Perfect for violinists and pizza delivery drivers.

Hyundai will add Ioniq EVs to WaiveCar car-sharing fleet

WaiveCar debuted earlier this year in Southern California with ad-wrapped Chevrolet Spark EVs.

Nissan launches Micra-based car-sharing service in Paris

It's sort of like Zip Car, but you'll share one car with just a few people, rather than lots of cars with lots of people.

Peugeot, Citroen definitely want to do car-sharing in North America

Perhaps we really will have French cars in the US again.

Dutch company claims its ride-sharing EV will last for 1 million miles

Startup is touting all-electric, modular vehicles for about $160 a month.

Amber Mobility plans to build prototypes by next year and have a limited number on the road by 2018.

Lyft, GM will now rent you a car for your ride hailing job

Chicago, DC, Boston will be first to get Express Drive rental program.

General Motors and Lyft will launch Express Drive in April specifically targeted for ride-hailing drivers who need vehicles.

Kandi reaches EV car sharing agreement with Uber, Alibaba

200 Kandi Cyclone Vehicles Will Be Part Of The Program

Alibaba will contribute its big-data expertise to a new electric car sharing plan run by Kandi Tech Group in China.

BMW's DriveNow car sharing shutting down in SF next month

Not Enough Places To Park In The City By The Bay

BMW's DriveNow car-sharing service will suspend San Francisco operations in November.

BlueIndy carsharing program in trouble in Indianapolis

Failure To Approve Electricity-Rate Hike Leaves BlueIndy $13 Million Short

Indianapolis's planned electric-vehicle car-sharing program is on hold because of cash shortage.

Portland Car2go carsharing program adds, what else, bike racks

Video Shows That The ForTwo Fits Guitar In Back

Car2go adds bike racks to about half of its Smart ForTwo fleet in Portland.

BMW adds on-street parking to DriveNow carsharing in SF

BMW is putting a new spin on the concept of the San Francisco treat. The German automaker cut a deal to clear out 80 street-parking spaces for its DriveNow car-sharing program in the notoriously parking-constrained City by the Bay. Bimmer is also more than doubling its all-electric ActiveE car-sharing fleet in San Francisco to 150 vehicles from 70.

Toyota-Grenoble EV car-sharing program will include i-Road

We're not sure if you can throw tire chains on the super-narrow Toyota i-Road electric vehicle, but it's a question worth asking. That's because the Japanese automaker is partnering with the French city of Grenoble, located in the Alps, to deploy a car-sharing program that will include about 70 Toyota EVs, including some based on the recently unveiled i-Road concept.

Ford will start familiar-sounding Ford2go carsharing service in Germany

With more than a half-million words in the English language and 10 digits to choose from, Ford had ample opportunity to not name its new European carsharing service pretty much the same as a competing service operated by Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler. Alas, opportunity squandered.

Avis Acquires Zipcar for $500 Million, Car-Sharing Goes Mainstream: AOL Autos

Car sharing is catching on so much that rental car giant Avis has purchased the best-known brand in that industry, Zipcar, for $500 million.

Hiriko 'folding' EV will be produced for German car-sharing project next year

Hiriko's "folding" electric vehicle has been in the works for about two years but the momentum is picking up. The company has reached an agreement with the operator of the German railway network to start testing the vehicles within a car-sharing network in Berlin starting early next year.

Car2go lights up London with carsharing Smart Fortwos

Londoners are learning that good things come in small packages, from Kate Middleton's recently bloomed baby bump, to newly rentable Smart ForTwo vehicles on the streets of the city.

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