Singapore-based startup iCarsClub aims to conquer the peer to peer car rental market in Asia.
With the acquisition of Zipcar by car rental giant Avis Budget Group for over $400 million, the car-sharing business has gone mainstream. So mainstream in fact, that many pundits are proclaiming doomsday for the preeminent car-sharing business. A new startup sees a silver lining in this increasingly uncompetitive landscape.
A significant and sizeable deal in travel to start 2013: Avis Budget Group has splashed out $500 million on vehicle sharing network Zipcar.
Just days after MyTaxi debuted in the US in a broadside against Uber, more moves in the car sharing sector as Taxi Magic looks to boost its top-end product by enhancing the back-end.
More money pouring in to the growing world of car-sharing marketplaces as Carpooling confirms it has picked up a funding round from car manufacturer Daimler.
A video from CarCloud outlines the dilemma: consumers used to book by phone or agent, then started doing everything via the web, but now want to use their mobiles.
Ford is a giant of the motor manufacturing world that only ever thinks about building cars, vans and trucks, right? Probably about 85% true.