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Re: Mobility as a Service (MaaS) companies

Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:40 am

Japanese car-sharing service members are renting cars — but not for driving
Customers are using the cars for some odd and unexpected purposes
https://www.autoblog.com/2019/07/11/jap ... r-driving/

It points to this:
Growing number of car-sharing users don’t rent cars for driving
http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201907040011.html

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Re: Mobility as a Service (MaaS) companies

Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:56 pm

Mercedes Thieves Showed Just How Vulnerable Car-Sharing Can Be
After Car2Go eased its background checks, 75 of its vehicles were stolen in one day.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... ing-can-be

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Re: Mobility as a Service (MaaS) companies

Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:16 pm


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Re: Mobility as a Service (MaaS) companies

Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:14 pm

GCC:
Canoo unveils first subscription-only EV
Canoo unveils first subscription-only EV


LA is planned to be the launch market in 2021. We'll see if they get there. More details and images in this GCR article: https://www.greencarreports.com/news/11 ... and-beyond


ABG:
Ford says Austin will get its self-driving cars in 2021
Commercial taxi service will also operate in Miami and D.C.
https://www.autoblog.com/2019/09/25/for ... ving-cars/
Guy [I have lots of experience designing/selling off-grid AE systems, some using EVs but don't own one. Local trips are by foot, bike and/or rapid transit].

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