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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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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 4, 2015 0

We launched in DC and you tweeted about it!

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-+*We’re very excited to have officially launched Getaround in DC on the 18th of May! DC is our first East Coast city, and what launch is complete without a party? We brought together our amazing community and live local talent to celebrate peer-to-peer carsharing. Thanks for the warm welcome, DC! Here’s what you had to say about our […]

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April 1, 2015 1

Announcing: user feedback, walk-around inspections and trusted renters

-+*The Getaround Team is constantly working to create a seamless and reliable carsharing experience. Today, we’re excited to announce a new set of features specifically designed to build a bigger, stronger Getaround community: revamped user feedback, walk-around inspections and trusted renters. Combined, these new features will provide our team with the insight they need to react to […]

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February 12, 2015 0

Take Romantic Northern California Road Trips In These Awesome Rides

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-+*Editor’s note: A version of this post originally appeared on The Bold Italic on 2/12/2015. Look, nobody is going to deny that spending Valentine’s Day in San Francisco is a romantic and charming idea. But when was the last time you went somewhere new? We mean, when you really shook up your routine? This Valentine’s […]

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March 17, 2014 0

Unofficial Tax Advice from A Getaround (Tesla) Owner

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-+*I’ve long been a happy Getaround member, first renting cars and now, sharing my Tesla Model S. In fact, I’ve earned quite a lot sharing my car and given tax season is here, I thought I’d share some of my learnings around taxes. Disclaimer: I am not a tax expert and you should consult an […]

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February 24, 2014 0

Make Money By Buying, and Then Renting, a Tesla Model S

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-+*This post originally appeared on plugincars.com on 12/9/2013 By: Brad Berman Last month, San Francisco-based Bruno Bowden raked in $4,700 in revenue by offering his six-figure Tesla Model S on Getaround, the peer-to-peer carsharing service. After GetAround took their share for insurance and logistics, Bowden was left with $2,820 of income. “It’s actually more than […]

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