Category Archives: car rental

LimePod: New Car Share Option

LimePod: New Car Share Option UPDATE: It looks like LimePod is shutting down operations at the end of 2019. Lime, the company behind the divisive scooters and bikes, has introduced a new product: LimePod.  LimePod is a new free floating car sharing option; a direct competitor to newly partnered Car2Go and ReachNow.  As of March,… Read More »

Problems with ReachNow

Problems with ReachNow UPDATE: As of July, 2019, ReachNow has ceased operation.  RIP ReachNow I’ve been a ReachNow member since the day it launched.  The car share program started here in Seattle and has expanded to Portland and Brooklyn.  Owned by BMW Group, it is clear that a ton of money was poured in to… Read More »

Car2Go Retiring SmartCar Fleet

Car2Go Retiring Smart Car Fleet Car2Go was the first “free floating” car share program in Seattle.  Their iconic smart fortwo cars started showing up a few years back all over the streets of Seattle.  Slowly they started to introduce luxury Mercedes vehicles to the Car2Go fleet.  Now the news is that they are removing all… Read More »

Zipcar Commuter Plan for $199 a Month

Introducing the Zipcar Commuter Plan Zipcar, the car sharing company, is introducing a new monthly subscription that gives members exclusive use of a car during the work week.  Known as the Zipcar Commuter Plan, for $199/month plus $0.45/mile gets you a personal Zipcar from 5AM on Monday through 7PM on Friday.  Although not yet publicly… Read More »