Grey Areas in Peer Rental Insurance Begin to Clarify

This is a guest post by Cat Johnson and originally appeared on Sharable Liz Fong-Jones joined car sharing program RelayRides because her car was sitting parked most of the time. An environmentally-minded M.I.T student and one-time Google employee, she saw that by renting it out, she could maximize the car’s use and potentially lessen the...
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Making Money Renting Your Car: The 411 on Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing

This article by RelayRides’ founder, Shelby Clark, originally appeared on Mint.com If you are like the majority of Americans, you’re probably a little freaked out about the prospect of shelling out upwards of $4 per gallon at the gas pump this summer. Throw in the steep costs of other car-related expenses, such as insurance, repairs,...
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Is Owning a Car in Your City Tough? RelayRides Has Some Great Solutions

Do you live in one of the 10 worst cities to own a car in the United States? Yesterday, auto blog Jalopnik named and shamed San Francisco, New York City, Miami, Fresno, Boston, New Orleans, Chicago, Hawaii, D.C. and Austin as the 10 places where car ownership is the pits. Issues that plague drivers in...
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RelayRides Neighbor-to-Neighbor Car Sharing Marketplace Is Now Available Nationwide!

From the Redwood Forests to the Gulfstream Waters, Start Riding and Renting! March 5th marks a big step forward for the RelayRides community. Today, we have become the first and only peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace available nationwide. For the first time, the benefits of car sharing are now accessible in neighborhoods throughout America, from major...
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The Auto Industry Embraces Its Own Disruption

By: Shelby Clark, Founder and Chief Community Officer, RelayRides. Follow him at @shelbyclark This article was first published on the Harvard Business Review blog. In a flashback to our days on the playground, a growing number of consumers are embracing the idea of sharing. People are sharing everything from apartments to designer dresses, and the...
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