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A Test Drive With GM's New Car-Sharing Service

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - When living in New York, I devoutly used Zipcar, a car-sharing service that's cheaper and less annoying than your traditional Avis and Hertz of the world. Despite being a subscriber, I only used Zipcar because it was the only car-sharing option available. I've been living in Los Angeles for eight years, and I haven't used a car-sharing service since—until now.

Maven: GM Expands its Growing Mobility Strategy (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Back in January 2016, GM saw that it needed to make a move; actually several of them if it wanted to remain viable for the future. Since it already had the cars it started with a Zipcar-like rental service called Maven and now has graduated to something called Maven Gig. Joining John McElroy to explain the story of Maven and how GM plans to expand it is Rachel Bhattacharya, Maven’s director of Commercial Mobility Strategy.

About Those Maven Chevy Bolt EVs? They’ve Now Driven 2.2 Million Miles

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - GM’s Maven car sharing service fleet of some 240 Chevrolet Bolt EVs is a pretty busy one, with millions of miles now covered. The service kicked off in February 2017 with 25 Bolts in California (now 75), followed by similar numbers in San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego.

GM to Rent Bolt EV to Freelance Drivers Through Maven Gig

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - General Motors is one of those companies that believe electric cars are the future. At the beginning of this year, GM began integrating electronic vehicles into ridesharing applications in California through its Maven brand.

General Motors Doesn’t Seem To Have Anything Planned For LA Auto Show

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - This December, automakers from around the globe will converge upon Los Angeles, California for the 2017 LA Auto Show – one of the four most important events on the North American auto show calendar, together with Detroit, Chicago, and New York. Yet despite the big status the LA Auto Show enjoys, it seems as though General Motors has no big news during the event; a glance at the press schedule in the days leading up to the show reveals no mention of press conferences for Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, or GMC. The automaker’s car-sharing service, Maven, is also not mentioned.

Maven Hits the Accelerator with Expansion into Adelaide, Brisbane, and Gold Coast

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, announced today that its Maven Gig offering has expanded to another three Australian cities: Adelaide, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

I tried GM's Zipcar competitor that's wildly popular among millennials — here's the verdict

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In 2016, General Motors launched its car-sharing service Maven, a Zipcar competitor that highlights an important transition brewing in Detroit. Automakers are under increasing pressure from Silicon Valley to come up with mobility services that appeal to modern urban dwellers.

GM puts pieces in place to take on Uber as Cruise, Maven expand

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Ride-hailing apps and car-sharing services have been called existential threats to automakers as we know them, but GM is looking to fight fire with fire. Or, in this case, robots with robots.