26 Jul '12, 1pm

Daimler invests in ridesharing network

Daimler invests in ridesharing network carpooling.com 26 July 2012 Daimler AG is investing in the ridesharing network carpooling.com GmbH. The main shareholders will continue to be the company’s three founders, as well as venture capital firm Earlybird. The capital investment will serve primarily the development and expansion of carpooling.com’s mobility solutions. carpooling.com is the leading ridesharing network, with 4 million registered users, transporting 1 million people a month across Europe. The platform is available on the Internet, on smartphone apps and Facebook. The company brings together ride-sharers for both medium- and long-distance trips, as well as for commuting. Profiles and ratings give users some insight into with whom they are traveling. In addition to rides, the company’s platform also offers bus, rail and airline tickets. Daimler’s car2go subsidiary...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2012/07/daimler-20120726....

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