Farmers Insurance Evolves Its Time-Honored Model to Meet Mobility Demand

  • Natalie Mattila
  • April 11, 2017
As ridesharing has grown in popularity, auto insurance companies have expanded their efforts to meet the demand from drivers for coverage. Most auto insurance covers personal use and adds coverage for a portion of the time that drivers are signed in to a ridesharing app. However, the coverage is limited — only about $50,000 to $100,000, […]

Autonomous Cars to Decrease Vehicle Production, Volvo Says

  • William Hoffman
  • April 11, 2017
DALLAS — While mobility-as-a-service and autonomous vehicles are the future, General Motors Co. does not expect a “major impact” on car ownership for at least another 10 years, Harry Lightsey, GM’s executive director of global connected customers and public policy, said during a panel discussion at CBA Live. However, somewhere down the line, autonomous driving will […]

Will PSA Group Bring Its Carshare Lease Offerings to the U.S.?

  • Natalie Mattila
  • April 10, 2017
PSA Group launched Free2Move Carsharing in Los Angeles last week, positioning the French manufacturer to bring its leasing and fleet management services to the U.S. This launch marks PSA Group’s entrance of mobility services into the U.S. The automaker also announced its new U.S. division called PSA North America — which aims to develop mobility […]

Getaround Brings Keyless Carsharing Tech to New Jersey

  • Natalie Mattila
  • April 7, 2017
Getaround opened up its keyless peer-to-peer carsharing platform to Tri-State New Jersey. Now, the “airbnb for cars,” as it calls itself, is already targeting five additional markets to enter this year, marking 2017 as Getaround’s biggest expansion year, Mobility Buzz has learned. Getaround, which was founded in 2009, utilizes proprietary technology that combines GPS, Bluetooth LE, and keyless remote […]

GM Launches Monthly Service as Carshare Gains Popularity

  • Natalie Mattila
  • April 6, 2017
Carsharing, while still in its infancy, could become as common as leasing, said Bob Tiderington, senior manager for vehicle sharing at Maven, General Motors Co.’s mobility brand. To that end, Maven expanded its offerings on March 3 to include a new monthly service, called Maven Reserve. Through the program, members pay a monthly fee to […]
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