FlightCar is trying to calculate a big unknown: how much is it worth to someone to make their vehicle available to strangers, even if said vehicle doesn't actually get rented (and thus brings in no money to FlightCar). Apparently, the number is somewhere between $150 and $400. The company started small, with an offer of free airport parking in San Francisco, as long as you let others drive your car when you are out of town. Now comes the bigger deal: paying you to make your car available to rent
The San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers may have one of sports' most heated rivalry, but at least one Bay Area company has no issues collaborating with some folks down south.
Car sharing network Getaround has just launched a refreshed site design that will make peer-to-peer car rentals even easier. Think of Getaround as the Airbnb of cars, a place where you can list or rent an insured ride at an hourly or daily rate.