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October 31, 2017

A major benefit of car-sharing and ride-hailing is that it’s becoming easier for those without cars to get around and for households to reduce the number of cars they own, or eliminate car ownership altogether. Now, there’s a new benefit emerging — the chance for peopl...

October 24, 2017

Toyota is hoping to lure in young people that do not yet feel ready to buy a car by instead offering them a new car sharing service in Tokyo.

Drive to Go by Toyota is based around a retail store that mixes the functions of a showroom, or a car rental space, with a more...

October 23, 2017

A car-sharing service that brings the vehicle to you has arrived.

Hyundai Capital announced its delivery car-sharing service Deal Car on Sept. 6. The day it was announced, Deal Car was released as an open beta format, with delivery added to pre-existing car-sharing se...

October 20, 2017

Volkswagen is hesitating to throw more money into Gett, an Israeli tech company that runs a ride-hailing platform for taxis. Instead, the German automaker may be shifting toward developing an in-house ride-hailing service, reports Bloomberg.

VW has already invested $300...

October 19, 2017

Korean automakers are jumping into the car-sharing business as the sector is quickly becoming a major part of the country’s auto industry.

Hyundai Motor, Korea’s largest automaker, began a free two-month test-drive event for the Kona, the company’s first small-sized s...

October 18, 2017

Company diversifying into new services as mobile growth slows

TOKYO -- NTT Docomo is partnering with leasing giant Orix group to release a smartphone app for car-sharing as early as this year amid sluggish growth in new mobile phone contracts.

The car-sharing app will be...