10 posts and columns on car sharing
News ByteRelayRides, a car-sharing service which connects people with available cars nearby, has added an additional $3.6 million to its first round of capital. It has now raised $10 million. Shasta Ventures and Lisa Gansky, author of The Mesh: Why the Future of Business Is Sharing, are joining Google Ventures and August Capital in the round, which will pay for its expansion in San Francisco and Boston.
News Byteautomated autos capable of driving in traffic. The Goomobiles have been cruising around California, guided by a combination of video, radar, laser rangefinder and detailed maps (and occupied by by a driver and software engineer for backup). Google figures such technology can cut accidents, boost car sharing, reduce traffic and free up more productive time for the occupants of such vehicles, once they learn to relax.