Car Sharing

Car-sharing greens the city: one shared car can replace as many as 13 privately owned vehicles

Sharing your neighbour’s car may be the most climate-friendly way of getting to work. (© Zipcar)

In the green, smart city of the future, we will probably travel quite differently from today. Maybe we'll live right by the train station and cycle to the office on a shared city bike. Or we may check an app on our mobile to see if anyone else is heading in the same direction, so that we can drive together. Read more »’s iPhone app makes sharing a ride easy

| Image 1 of 5 | has launched a new, improved version of its iPhone app, offering the flexibility to locate and organise carpools simply and reliably. Users can now organise their transport spontaneously and on-the-go.

For motorists and passengers, the app helps to find someone suitable to carpool with, thereby reducing motoring or traveling costs by up to 75%. It provides access to the 650,000 carpools available in the network. The app includes a new booking and online payment system, with Paypal now also a choice for making payment. Read more »

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