Maven Launches New Rental Service to Accelerate Gig Economy

  • Natalie Mattila
  • May 3, 2017
Maven — General Motors Co.’s mobility services platform — launched a new service today, to offer rideshare and delivery drivers an alternative to leasing. Through the new program, called Maven Gig, drivers can rent the vehicles for $229 per week. The fee includes insurance (minus deductibles), maintenance, and unlimited miles, according to a company press release. The […]

Uber, Getaround Offer Carless Drivers With Alternative to Leasing

  • Natalie Mattila
  • April 17, 2017
As the auto industry shifts further away from traditional car ownership to a shared economy, there is a new incentive for carless Uber drivers, which allows drivers to rent out cars by the hour from Getaround’s platform. The cars are not made available through Getaround’s peer-to-peer carshare service, but are yet another offering through Uber’s […]

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 […]

GM and Volvo Prepare for Shift to Autonomous Fleets

  • William Hoffman
  • April 4, 2017
DALLAS — Due to shifts in consumer preference from personal ownership to a shared fleet, Deloitte Consulting LLP predicts commercial vehicle financing will make up 40% of the overall auto lending market sometime between 2022 and 2040, Angus Ross, digital transformation and innovation leader, told Auto Finance News. Last Updated: 4th April, 2017, 12:40 PM

Maven to Be ‘Building Block’ for GM Autonomous Carshare

  • Natalie Mattila
  • March 30, 2017
The launch of a monthly subscription carshare service earlier this month at General Motors Co.’s Maven unit is just one “building block” of a GM self-driving car network, Mobility Buzz has learned. General Motors launched its carsharing service, Maven, last year, which allows customers to rent a GM vehicle using a mobile phone in exchange for […]
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