July 31, 2015 0

Sharing Safely with Getaround

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+-*Our goal at Getaround has always been to make sharing a car on Getaround a safe and seamless experience. A big part of making this goal a reality is our connected car technology, the Getaround Connect™ – built in-house by the Getaround Team and specifically designed to create a seamless and safe peer-to-peer carsharing experience. In addition to […]

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July 20, 2015 0

Drive Into Summer Series | How to Get the Most Out of Your Summer Brake(s)

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+-*Did you know that summer temperatures can exacerbate the normal wear and tear on car brakes? While our Fleet Team reminds you that monitoring your brakes is a year-round job, it is especially important to pay particular attention to your brakes in the summer. Review your owner manual for how often and how to service […]

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July 13, 2015 0

Drive Into Summer Series | How to Deal with Tired Out Tires

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+-*Tire-related issues account for 27% of all roadside emergencies. Approximately seven (7) tire punctures occur every second in the United States, causing nearly 220 million flat tires per year. While flat tires do happen, you can do a lot to prevent them by regularly performing basic maintenance and checks. Our Fleet Team recommends you try […]

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July 6, 2015 0

Drive into Summer | How to Keep Your Biggest Fans Happy

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+-*Few things are worse than sitting in traffic on a hot day without air conditioning. Your air conditioning system, if it’s working properly, should be able to maintain an air temperature in the vehicle cabin 50 degrees Fahrenheit below the ambient outside air temperature. The most common cause for malfunction is a low level refrigerant […]

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July 2, 2015 0

GET AWAY THIS JULY 4TH WITH GETAROUND

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+-*It’s almost the Fourth of July! The anticipation of the coming long weekend is hanging in the air. Road trips, family reunions, and the best places to see fireworks are on all of our minds. We at Getaround want to help you get away this Independence Day to celebrate freedom wherever you choose to be. […]

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June 30, 2015 0

Driving Together: A #GoGetter Story

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+-*It all began with parking tickets, a lot of parking tickets. “My car situation was insane!” Casey Kerr explained, describing his car situation before joining Getaround. “I got parking ticket after parking ticket with no garage spot.” After first experiencing Getaround as a renter, Casey decided in the spring of 2014 that it was finally […]

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June 29, 2015 0

Drive Into Summer | How to Keep Your (Engine) Cool This Summer

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+-*Summer heat got you sweating? If so, your car’s likely feeling the heat, too. Taking care of your car’s cooling system is critical to ensuring a smooth ride through the summer. Your car’s cooling system prevents your car from overheating, leaving you stranded on the side of the road, hood popped, and engine steaming. To […]

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June 25, 2015 0

Getaround with Pride

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+-*With San Francisco Pride right around the corner, we at Getaround wanted to share some ways to #getaroundwithpride this weekend. We believe in creating and growing a Getaround community that is grounded in inclusivity. Wherever we are and wherever we go, we are committed to celebrating all gender identities and sexual orientations. 1. Kick off […]

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June 24, 2015 0

GETAROUND PARTNERS WITH FORD TO DRIVE FUTURE OF CARSHARING

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+-*Ford Motor Credit Company encourages 14,000 customers in San Francisco, Washington DC, Oakland, Berkeley, Portland, and Chicago to share their cars on Getaround. We’re excited to announce that Getaround and Ford Motor Credit Company are teaming up to expand carsharing across the country. As part of this partnership, Ford is encouraging 14,000 existing Ford vehicle owners […]

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