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What Would Buddha Drive?

April 4th, 2014 | by Robyn Purchia

Here's a question for a spiritual twist to your typical Friday; if the Buddha were reborn into this world, what would he drive?


Homeless NYC Man Studies Programming, Launches Carpool App

December 16th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

When a programmer offered a homeless NYC man, Leo Grand, the choice of receiving a one-time gift of $100 in cash or instead receiving coding lessons for an hour a day (plus the loan of a laptop and some programming textbooks), Leo chose to invest in&hellip


Zero-Car Families On The Rise

October 14th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Twenty years ago, raising a family in America without access to a car was all but unheard of as cheap gas and a fully-functioning interstate system made road travel fast and easy. These days a host of alternatives to driving makes car ownership increasingly optional, and the trend is spreading among young people who find smartphones more affordable than automobiles


Ford2go Car Sharing Service To Open In Germany

March 8th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Once upon a time, owning a car was a middle-class dream for people all over the world. Yet as car ownership gets more and more expensive, consumers are looking to alternatives, such as car sharing, to offset the cost. Ford’s European division is launching its own car sharing service, called Ford2go, starting in Germany


Tel Aviv To Test Electric Car Sharing System

December 27th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

If there is any country sensitive to dependence on unfriendly oil-producing nations, it is Israel. For the Jewish nation, alternatives to oil are vital to its long-term survival hopes. So there is a lot of buzz around the incorporation of a car sharing system in Tel Aviv that could see car companies like Renault pitching a vision of an oil-free Israel.


Scion iQ EV Will Be Available For College And Car-Sharing Usage Only

October 18th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

A couple of years ago when Toyota announced it was working on an all-electric version of its iQ microcar, EV enthusiasts were excited. But last month Toyota backtracked, saying it would launch just a small fleet of the tiny iQ EV. The Japanese automaker has now released details on where those few EVs are going, and it is mostly to college campuses and car-sharing services



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