Some of us take for granted the difficulty and cost of owning a car, but more alternatives exist today than did 10 years ago. While many view car ownership as a monthly lease or financing payment, owning a car for others requires finding a place to keep it and perhaps the need to keep moving it around. That's where car sharing comes in. Whether the restrictions are financial, spatial, or—in the case of one Asian city-state—imposed by the government, car sharing can bring mobility to people who otherwise don't want or can't afford to own a car outright. DON'T MISS: BlueIndy...
BlueLA expands French electric-car sharing service to California
Bolloré Group will operate an electric-car sharing service in Los Angeles.Stephen Edelstein
BlueIndy electric car-sharing: after 9 months, how's it doing?
Car-sharing is growing, in urban areas, among the young and old, and as a way to avoid the expense of a second vehicle. Sharing electric cars, however, is still in its early days. But one of the most ambitious experiments is BlueIndy, an electric car-sharing service modeled after the AutoLib system...John Voelcker
BlueIndy Electric Car Sharing Systems Opens Today In Indianapolis
The BlueIndy electric-car sharing service is now open in Indianapolis.Stephen Edelstein
BlueIndy Electric Car-Sharing Parking Spaces Fought By Indianapolis Businesses
It always seemed unlikely, but the BlueIndy electric-car sharing program is getting closer to its rollout in the Midwestern city of Indianapolis, Indiana. The French-made Bollore BlueCar electric two-seaters are closer to arriving, and groups of Level 2 charging stations are popping up at curbsides...John Voelcker
Solid-State Batteries Already Powering Electric Cars: BlueCars, In Fact
Bolloré hopes to use car sharing to jump start its solid-state battery business.Stephen Edelstein
While you might expect a city-wide electric car-sharing service in Paris--or perhaps progressive havens like San Francisco or Santa Monica--the midwestern city of Indianapolis may not be the first such place you'd look for an all-electric car-sharing plan. Nevertheless, the city announced the BlueIndy car-sharing service this week; it will launch for customer use in December, and we've driven a prototype Bollore BlueCar to see how it works. DON'T MISS: French Electric Car-Sharing Service Autolib Coming To ... Indianapolis ?!? On Wednesday, we drove around downtown Indianapolis for half an...