August 7, 2015 0

Sharing the cost: A #gogetter story

-+*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 | 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 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 your brakes. Pay attention to pulsating […]

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July 13, 2015 0

Drive Into Summer | How to Deal with Tired Out Tires

-+*Tire-related issues account for 27% of all roadside emergencies. Approximately 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. Try out these easy tire tricks to keep […]

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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 should be able to maintain an air temperature in the vehicle cabin 50°F below the outside air temperature. The most common cause for malfunction is a low level refrigerant level. Follow these easy steps to keep […]

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June 29, 2015 0

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

-+*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 keep […]

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June 4, 2015 0

We launched in DC and you tweeted about it!

-+*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

-+*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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