Ride Sharing – Industry Players

Speaking about ride sharing the very first names that flash in our mind is that of the commonly used Uber and Lyft. The companies have made the concept of ride sharing, car-pooling and ride hailing a practical possibility and easy to implement. This has given rise to a more responsible and economical community of people.

Though these major players have swept the market by their strong and loyal customer base due to their credibility factor, there are many other companies that are ushering in the industry due to the rising opportunities in the transport field.  The giants in the industry have also started to face a pull down phase after the introduction of these new start-ups.

Lets have a brief look at few major ride-sharing companies in the market that have gained momentum.

  • Carma:
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    Carma is the original car share community based out of the San Francisco bay Area and has a troop of hundreds of cars located in 12 cities spread across the Bay area. It has a strong presence in the areas of Texas, Austin, San Francisco and Bergen. The company works with its core interest in organizing work trip commutes. This is basically like running a cab service of companies to commute its employees.

     

  • BlaBlaCar:
  • BlaBlaCar is a ride sharing company based from UK. This actually works on the concept of connecting drivers with seats available and people who are on look out for a ride. It is so simple to operate wherein the customer enters his departure and arrival destinations and the desired time for travel, after which the customer can choose a driver from the available list Uber Fare Estimator .  The traveller is then given the details of the driver whom he/she can contact and organize his trip.
    To ensure quality service, the ride sharing company has a rating system for the driver and the travel experience as a whole. This way they keep developing their mission to delight their customers.

  • SideCar:
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    This ride sharing company is based out of San Francisco and has spread to over 10 cities in the U.S. In this ride sharing app, the customer can choose to use the service when they happen to find a car in their proximity. The cost is comparatively cheap when compared to giants like Uber and Lyft and most of the time the rate is fixed by the drivers and payment is done through the App.

  • Relay Rides:
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    This is basically a perfect market place for car sharing on a peer- to –peer basis. Car owners actually rent out their cars to drivers or persons who need the vehicle for commuting. The car owners fix the rates for the service. The car owners can find customers by just listing their car with the company with few photographs and specifications of the car and the availability of the car. According to these specifications the company finds a prospective customer for the car owner and takes care of the entire trip and even offers insurance service.

  • Getaround:
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    It is a very popular social car sharing and rental service with daily and hourly rates. With this app, the customer can search for a car in the nearby location by entering your license details and credit card details. This way a customer wanting to commute can find a car and the car owners can earn profit by renting out their car when not in use.  This App thereby creates a win-win deal to both the entities concerned.

  • JustShareIt:
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    This is a rental service for all types of vehicles like car, trucks, vans, RV’s, SUV’s etc., You can easily access the available vehicles in your locality by browsing through this app. You just have to possess a valid license and a credit card and you can easily find an answer to your search. All this service can be accessed through the App – “On Demand” or with a key pickup by using the “Express” Version of the App.

  • Ridejoy:
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    Ridejoy is a car sharing company based out of the bay area. This is a company wherein you can find like-minded friendly people to accompany you in your trip if in case you have free seat availability. This way you can find an extra passenger to share our expenses with. This company has taken the next step towards growth by launching an App.

     

  • Zimride:
  • Zimride is a new version of company from the enterprise Rent-A-Car. This basically usually the strength of social networking sites to connect drivers and travellers who take the same route to travel. This gives a more personalized ride experience by offering a preference list service wherein passengers can actually enter their interests like music and hobbies. Payments are done through PayPal to keep your transactions secure.

  • Shared EV Fleets:
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    This is a company owned by Princeton Power Systems, based in New Jersey. They have come up with a new range of plug-in electric vehicle fleet at Los Angeles. They have the best in class auto parts and has set up a wide spread car charging areas. It is indeed a company that has paved a new path fro development in the ride sharing industry.

  • Car2Go:
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    These cars are even more eco-friendly that can be accessed with smart cards. By registering online with Car2Go, the customers receive a card through which he/she can access the car-sharing services in any of the cities in North America and Europe. The rates are based on the time and distance of travel apart from a one-time fee of $35, which includes a 150-mile ride in the U.S. To operate the smart card, use the card that was sent to you like a swipe card to gain access into the vehicle and then carry on with the instructions on the screen.

     

     

     

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    This is a company owned by Princeton Power Systems, based in New Jersey. They have come up with a new range of plug-in electric vehicle fleet at Los Angeles. They have the best in class auto parts and has set up a wide spread car charging areas. It is indeed a company that has paved a new path fro development in the ride sharing industry.

     

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