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Daimler, BMW to combine car-sharing businesses

They're preparing for autonomous and electric mobility

FRANKFURT — German carmakers Daimler and BMW have joined forces to expand their businesses in new services such as car-sharing and electric vehicle charging, raising their full-year guidance to reflect the deal.

New Tesla features make car sharing easier

Especially the Model 3.

Saving profiles in the cloud is convenient if a car has multiple drivers.

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Take a quick lap around the web with us for bite-sized briefings on (ahem) current events.

Here's what else is happening in the green car world.

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Spy photos show a second shareable car from Lynk & Co.

The 02 shares facial features with its big brother, the 01.

The Geely-owned company uses Volvo architecture.

GM's Maven now lets you rent cars for up to 28 days

The new extended-rental program is called Maven Reserve.

PSA wants to electrify Parisian businesses with a shared fleet

On-demand EV vans help businesses operate and Parisians breathe.

Mercedes-Benz launches Croove, a peer-to-peer carsharing service

Unlike the competition, all cars are privately owned.

Think Turo, only facilitated by Mercedes-Benz.

French cars will return to America, but you won't be able to buy one

Sad news for those hoping to score a new Peugeot or Citroen.

Los Angeles will be the first city serviced by Groupe PSA's new ride-sharing division.

Zipcar tests pay-per-mile pricing system for short trips

The car-sharing company is looking into a cheaper option for those quick errands.

Want a Zipcar for just a few miles? It's possible in some test markets in the US.

Toyota partners with Uber for ridesharing, leasing

Uber says Toyotas are already some of the app's most popular cars.

Each carmaker is looking for a suitable ridesharing companion, it seems.

Jaguar Land Rover's InMotion takes a stab at carsharing

Jaguar Land Rover is launching a new business called InMotion to focus on future mobility, including carsharing and on-demand delivery.

Carsharing might actually boost auto sales overall

A Deutsche Bank study predicts that the transition towards greater ridesharing could actually increase auto sales because cars would be on the road more. Therefore, they would accrue miles faster and need to be replaced more often.

Ford spins off Smart Mobility subsidiary

It will "compete like a startup."

Ford Smart Mobility will be responsible for technology based mobility solutions beyond the scope of cars.

Hyundai working on some sort of secret, single-seat EV

City runabout EV (we assume) and electric scooter are on the way.

Hyundai is working on more than the Ioniq triplets for its future mobility projects. How 'bout a single-seat EV and an electric scooter?

One-way Zipcars could change carsharing for the better

Zipcar is about to expand driver options in North America.

Zipcar will expand one-way carsharing offerings, make reservations more flexible.

How EV carsharing is changing one American city

More than 1,000 people have joined Blueindy since September launch.

One Indianapolis resident is quite pleased with BlueIndy's electric carsharing program. It reduces the number of cars downtown and saves users money.

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Indianapolis' BlueIndy carsharing could expand to other US cities

We Test Out Bollore's All-Electric Short-Term EV Rentals

We pay a visit to Indianapolis to learn more about the BlueIndy carsharing service. It offers all-electric BlueCars to the public for by-the-minute drives.

Los Angeles plugs EV carsharing into low-income neighborhoods

State Pays To Push Fleet Further Towards Zero Emissions

California funds $1.6 million to Los Angeles for low-income plug-in vehicle carsharing program.

Employee or contractor? Uber, Lyft jobs to get clarification

US Labor Department To Weigh In

The US Labor Department is taking up the question of whether or not people who drive for companies like Uber and Lyft are contract workers or not.

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