Car Sharing

Blocks In The Road To The Sharing Economy

Jonathan Hewett | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Tech
Jonathan Hewett

A massive 46% of respondents said they would be encouraged to lend their car if the car and driver are insured separately and if in the event of an accident, the owner of the car is able to claim against the driver's insurance. A further 34% would like to track and attribute damage, and 32% would like to be able to track the location of the car whilst it is being hired.

Usership Or Ownership: Would You Rent Your Car To A Neighbour?

Jonathan Hewett | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Tech
Jonathan Hewett

The sharing economy is not a new concept when it comes to vehicles. Uber is now the biggest taxi company in the world, yet it doesn't own any cars. Zip Car has gone from start-up car sharing platforms to firmly established and recognised businesses.

The Slow Manifesto: Rediscover Your Bank Holiday

Nicolas Brusson | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Nicolas Brusson

This bank holiday weekend is your opportunity to join the international Slow Travel movement; the extra day will afford you the luxury of taking your time getting to your favourite holiday spot but there's more to Slow Travel than that. The term does not, in fact, necessarily indicate that you'll be longer arriving.

How To Think Your Way Out Of Transport Chaos

Nicolas Brusson | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK
Nicolas Brusson

The talk this week has been all about transport, and not without reason. A hoard of Olympic athletes and their entourage flew into Heathrow on Monday morning heading for the London 2012 Athletes' Village; the first Games lane opened, coinciding, inevitably, with an accident on the M4, slowing Heathrow traffic to a standstill.

Sharing: What Happens When Consumers Rethink The Economy

Nicolas Brusson | Posted 19.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Nicolas Brusson

Today is National Sharing Day. Major players in this emerging sector and forward-thinking citizens across the UK are getting together to spread the word about the economic transformation we are part of. It's the official launch day of a new non-profit organisation called The People Who Share, supporting the growth of the sharing economy in Britain.