Car Sharing

An image of the RelayRides website. (RelayRides)

SF Car Sharing Service RelayRides Secures $25M In Funding As It Targets Long-Term Airport Rentals

A San Francisco-based car sharing service that hopes to compete with the rental car industry has announced a $25 million funding round.

06/24/2014

Lyft Rideshare Service

California Adopts Ridesharing Service Regulations

Web-based car-sharing companies will have to make sure drivers undergo training and criminal background checks and have commercial liability insurance under rules approved by California regulators.

09/19/2013

Flightcar's SFO location. (CBS)

SFO Car Sharing Startup Sued Over Violating Airport Rules

The City of San Francisco has filed a lawsuit accusing a startup that allows travelers to rent out their cars instead of paying for airport parking of flouting San Francisco International Airport rules.

06/04/2013

Electric scooters for rent in San Francisco. (ScootNetwork.com)

World’s 1st ‘Shared Electric Scooter Fleet’ Unveiled In San Francisco

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Board of Supervisors president David Chiu were on hand at Civic Center Plaza Wednesday to unveil what was described as the world’s first network of shared electric scooters.

09/26/2012

BMW Concept ActiveE photographed at the 2010 Washington Auto Show. (IFCAR/Wikimedia Commons)

BMW Launches Car-Sharing Service, Parking App In San Francisco

BMW is the latest car company to join San Francisco’s growing car-share market, as the luxury automaker is looking to jump to the head of the pack with energy and time saving components.

08/21/2012

(CBS)

About The Bay: Community Of Sharing Emerges As Economy Limps Along

Remember when neighbors used to borrow things from one another? It’s a concept that’s coming back, though often with a price these days.

01/09/2012

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