March 12, 2014
RelayRides must cease operations in New York State because it violated insurance law. But is it the legal gray area or the model itself that kept the service from growing?
Tags: New York, car sharing, peer-to-peer, RelayRides, Department of Financial Services, Hudson Insurance Company, consent order
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)
January 8, 2014
This business writer took the plunge into peer-to-peer car sharing. Was it worth it?
Tags: peer-to-peer, FlightCar
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, January 8, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(3)
October 23, 2013
Of course, I stood up in the ballroom of 200 and refuted the notion. But then I got thinking.
Tags: car sharing, car2go, peer-to-peer, RelayRides, Enterprise CarShare, Hertz 24/7, AutoShare
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(6)
June 12, 2013
The issue highlights the need to balance business fairness and consumer protections with the need for competition and to allow new business models to succeed.
Tags: airport rentals, airport fees, peer-to-peer, FlightCar
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, June 12, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)
March 7, 2012
On the eve of his peer-to-peer car-sharing company going national, Shelby Clark answers questions on security measures, insurance claims, regulation compliance and changes to the business model.
Tags: Liability, Zipcar, car sharing, peer-to-peer, HiGear, RelayRides
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, March 7, 2012 12:00 AM | » Comments(1)
January 9, 2012
The theft of exotic cars due to lack of proper security controls brings up insurance, liability and quality concerns regarding the peer-to-peer model. Sometimes it’s not so smart to cut out the middleman.
Tags: Vehicle Theft, car sharing, peer-to-peer, Luxury Rentals, Crime & Fraud, company shutdowns
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Monday, January 9, 2012 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)
December 19, 2011
What roles will independent car rental companies, car dealers and car-sharing technology play in the car rental industry in 2012? And will Hertz deal anew for a Dollar Thrifty merger?
Tags: Hertz, car sharing, Rental Rates, Advantage Rent A Car, independent operators, Used Car Prices, peer-to-peer, Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Monday, December 19, 2011 12:00 AM | » Comments(1)
September 23, 2010
Owning a fleet is so 2009. Welcome to the new neighborhood car rental.
Tags: Whipcar, RelayRides, car sharing, peer-to-peer
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Thursday, September 23, 2010 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)
July 21, 2010
Technology is making possible peer-to-peer car sharing, “fleet sharing,” one-way rentals and getting more use out of pool vehicles.
Tags: Zipcar, car sharing, car2go, peer-to-peer, one-way rentals, GPS
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, July 21, 2010 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)
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