Sustainable Tech

January 16, 2018 0

4 Urban Mobility Predictions for 2018

Urban Mobility | Autonomous Vehicles | Future of Mobility | Getaround

-+*There comes a time when mainstream consumers begin to realize how an industry will impact their lives. While carmakers have their pedal to the metal on autonomous vehicles, most consumers haven’t yet realized how autonomy will positively affect their lives. In looking closely at urban mobility and autonomy, that Jetson’s future we’ve all been waiting […]

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June 6, 2016 0

Earning big with a ‘budgetballin’ Yaris: A #gogetter story

-+*Fresh from a teaching gig in France, Jacques Leupin arrived in San Francisco looking for his next adventure. A couple job applications later, and he was a newly minted member of Getaround’s Fleet Team. “I’ve always been passionate about transportation,” Jacques said. “The diversity of work I’ve done while at Getaround makes the day-to-day exciting.” […]

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March 19, 2013 0

I Rented a Tesla Model S for $25/hr From Getaround. This Was My Experience.

-+*Last week, Daniel Odio, CEO and co-founder of Socialize and a Silicon Valley superstar, used Getaround for the first time. In true superstar fashion, Daniel went big and rented one of the newest additions to the Getaround family – a 2012 Tesla Model S. He was kind enough to document the experience on his blog […]

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May 1, 2012 8

How cool cars can save the planet…and billions of dollars?

-+*By: Emily Struzik What makes a car really cool? According to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Berkeley Lab, a car’s color is what makes it cool—literally, when it comes to reducing carbon emissions. Cars of a lighter hue, such as white or silver, stay cooler because they reflect up to 60% of sunlight. On the other hand, […]

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March 26, 2012 3

The simple way to offset 1,000,000 lbs of CO2 before the Earth hates you

-+*Just face it—between driving to work, powering all those gadgets and eating that steak you love—your lifestyle is pretty rough on Mother Earth. Why not take 10 seconds to do something good for the planet? Of course, you could start with car sharing. It’s been shown that every car shared takes more than 13 more cars off the road. Fewer […]

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November 24, 2011 0

How It Feels to Drive a Tesla

-+*If there’s one thing redeeming about being over 30 in a city that can often seem so young, it’s the privilege of being able to rent a red hot sexy Tesla. The Tesla is the one car that Getaround requires its members to be a certain age to drive. Ironically, it’s also the one car […]

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