November 9, 2015 0

Share your car this winter!


-+*With the Holidays (and maybe even El Nino) right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about colder weather, darker days, and rough road conditions are ahead. Preparing your car for winter before the storms hit, will help keep your car and renters safe. The Getaround Fleet Team has a few helpful tips to […]

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October 20, 2015 0

Bring Getaround to NY!


-+*Carsharing services like Getaround are currently able to operate in every state except New York. Peer-to-peer carsharing isn’t explicitly illegal in New York, but the insurance framework needs a small tweak to allow carsharing organizations to ensure folks sharing and renting vehicles on Getaround are fully insured. Leaders in the New York State Legislature, led by Senator […]

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August 10, 2015 0

Changing the way Chicago gets around

Getaround launches Chicago

-+*It’s a huge day for carsharing in Chicago. Not only are we officially launching our game-changing , on-demand service throughout the Windy City – but we’re also announcing our part in a revolutionary, $715,000 federally funded study designed to examine the impact of carsharing in Chicago. More specifically, the study will explore the impact of peer-to-peer […]

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August 7, 2015 0


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-+*Meet Curtis Rogers, a Getaround owner, Lyft driver, and general sharing economy superstar. Curtis has been sharing his car, a 2008 black Prius playfully named Mumford, since May 2014. “Growing up in Texas,” Curtis says, “everyone has a car. Then, I moved to San Francisco and realized I didn’t need one Monday through Friday. But, […]

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July 20, 2015 0

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


-+*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


-+*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


-+*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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