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Press

Welcome to the car2go North America press page. Here you’ll find general information about car2go in North America, as well as press contact information, downloadable images and logos. Members of the media are encouraged to reach out to our press contacts should they wish to obtain more information on the largest and most well-established one-way carsharing service in North America.

Press Releases

PORTLAND, OREGON 10.18.2017

car2go Transitions Portland Fleet to Compact Mercedes-Benz Vehicles

car2go announced today that it is modernizing its Portland fleet to be fully comprised of compact Mercedes-Benz CLA and GLA vehicles. car2go’s decision to retire its two-seater smart cars was based on overwhelming usage data and member feedback. The service expects to complete its transformation by the end of this month.

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TEXAS, AUSTIN, 10.05.2017

Reserve your car2go from the shower: car2go skill for Amazon Alexa now makes that possible

With today’s announcement of the new car2go skill for Amazon Alexa, car2go NA brings fun and practicality to reserving a car2go vehicle via simple voice commands. Whether it’s from the shower, while cooking a meal, juggling flaming hatchets or any other activity that requires hands-on attention, car2go’s new skill for Amazon Alexa is ready to help. All that’s needed is a car2go membership and an Alexa enabled device, then you can enable the car2go skill for Alexa.

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AUSTIN, TEXAS, 09.26.2017

car2go Takes Carsharing in Austin to Next Level with Mercedes-Benz Vehicles, New Technology

car2go announced that its one-way carshare service here is being completely upgraded, transitioning to a new Austin car2go fleet made up of hundreds of new Mercedes-Benz CLA and GLA compact vehicles that use the latest app-based technology. This comprehensive service upgrade is expected to be completed by the end of November and represents a quantum leap in the car2go experience from when the service first launched in Austin eight years ago.

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TEXAS, AUSTIN, 09.06.2017

Sharing economy helps consumers bridge the 'attainability gap'

People still dream of owning major assets such as homes and vehicles but the cost of ownership, the need to pay down rising debt and rising interest rates have created an “Attainability Gap,” according to a new study by car2go.

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The latest information, figures and facts are available here to download. We have also compiled a selection of press photos for you.

Carsharing Impact Study

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Media contacts

Please send any queries regarding publication or partnerships to pressNA@car2go.com / telephone: +1 512.428.6233

Our Member Service team is happy to address any concerns and other questions about car2go, and can be reached at: memberservicesNA@car2go.com / telephone: +1 877.488.4224.

Tim Krebs

Communications Manager NA

Michael Silverman

Communications Director NA

Blaire Kniffin

Communications Manager NA

About car2go

car2go N.A., LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler North America Corporation, offers an innovative mobility solution in rapidly growing urban areas via a carsharing network of affordable smart and Mercedes-Benz vehicles. A flexible and "on demand" mode of transportation, car2go complements existing public transportation by bridging the gaps between the "first and last mile" of a member's commute. Today, car2go’s global operation is the largest, fastest-growing carsharing program in the world with more than 2,200,000 registered members and a fleet of approximately 14,000 vehicles in 26 locations across North America, Europe and Asia.