September 28, 2016
Members of the American Car Rental Association met with U.S. senators, representatives, and their aides last week. Here’s why bringing the message to this forum matters.
Tags: ACRA, Excise Taxes, Like-Kind Exchange, Peer-to-Peer, Washington D.C., Politics, American Car Rental Association
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, September 28, 2016 9:55 AM | » Comments(0)
June 29, 2016
Three new companies that don’t own fleet are renting your cars through their apps — and pulling traditional car rental into the new mobility agenda.
Tags: Peer-to-Peer, Lyft, Uber, Mobility, Transportation Network Companies, HyreCar, Skurt, Turo
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, June 29, 2016 11:58 AM | » Comments(0)
August 5, 2014
How catching a ride from a guy in his Honda Accord could change the shape of business travel.
Tags: Global Business Travel Association, Peer-to-Peer, Airbnb, Lyft, Uber, Business Travel, Ride Hailing
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Tuesday, August 5, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(1)
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, Carsharing, Peer-to-Peer, RelayRides, Hudson Insurance Company
Author: Chris Brown | Posted @ Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(4)
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: Carsharing, car2go, Peer-to-Peer, RelayRides, Enterprise CarShare, Hertz 24/7
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, Carsharing, 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, Carsharing, Peer-to-Peer, Luxury Rentals, Crime & Fraud
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, Carsharing, 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, Carsharing, 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, Carsharing, 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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