06 May '12, 9am

Shelby Clark & RelayRides: Car-sharing by & for the people

Shelby Clark & RelayRides: Car-sharing by & for the people

How about renting your neighbor's car that you have been admiring for some time now? Better yet, when you do so, you find a plate of chocolate chip cookies (still warm) waiting for you? Perhaps not the norm but, nevertheless, now a reality thanks to Shelby Clark and his peer-to-peer car sharing company, RelayRides . The first of its kind in the U.S., Shelby talks to me about how he came up with the idea, how it works, the collaborative consumption economy in general, the official launch of their partnership with GM, and much more. A long time Zipcar customer and fan, Shelby was biking to get his Zipcar one freezing cold winter day in Cambridge, Mass. (I can relate to that). Unfortunately the car was more than two miles away, because cars in closer proximity were already rented. Increasingly frustrated that he couldn't get a car on short notice, he biked past hundreds of ca...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/05/06/shelby-clark-rela...

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