October 9, 2015 0

A parking spot with a view: A #gogetter story

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+-*Getaround owner Matt Duffy has one of the best parking spots in San Francisco for his car Taylortruck. “My car is permanently parked across from  the Painted Ladies,” he laughed. “That could be a pickup line.” The Painted Ladies, a San Francisco favorite, refers to the now famous row of six Victorian houses across from […]

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September 22, 2015 0

Announcing Our New Fee Schedule

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+-*Today we are pleased to share our new Fee and Commission Schedule. Our Team has been working hard to build out this new fee structure to set clear expectations for both owners and renters when sharing on Getaround.   The new fee structure ensures that Community Violations, including things like smoking, trip cancellations, and unfilled […]

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September 9, 2015 0

Exploring together: A #gogetter story

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+-*San Francisco Bay Area native, Katelin Schroeder is deeply familiar with the sharing economy. When she saw a Getaround car in her neighborhood one day, she figured that her neighbors were onto something. “My car was just sitting at my parents’ house in Marin,” she said, “It was already paid for. And I wasn’t using […]

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August 27, 2015 0

Announcing Getaround for Apple Watch

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+-*Since day one, our team has been focused on impacting the future of transportation through technology. Today, we’re excited to announce the launch of our Apple Watch app – which, if you ask us, is straight out of the future. Getaround renters can locate and unlock Getaround cars right, from their watch and get quick trip information […]

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August 10, 2015 0

Changing the way Chicago gets around

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+-*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

Sharing the cost: A #gogetter story

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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 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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