First publishedon www.ITSInternational.com
has launched its peer-to-peer carsharing service in Philadelphia, in Pennsylvania, US, in a bid to alleviate traffic congestion. The service also allows car owners to earn money by renting vehicles to people in their neighbourhood.
The cars can be booked hourly or daily and are equipped with Getaround Connect, a patented platform which allows users to remotely locate and unlock vehicles through the company's iPhone or Android app.
Car owners are provided with a full security screen of every renter, a $1m insurance policy to cover each booking, real-time GPS tracking and customer support.
More information is available on the website.