SEATTLE, Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- car2go, the largest, fastest growing carsharing company in the world, announced today that its membership in Seattle has surpassed the 100,000 member milestone. This milestone comes just five years after its launch on December 19, 2012, and demonstrates the growth and popularity of one-way carshare via car2go in Seattle.
To celebrate this milestone, car2go will reimburse members who take ferry rides with a Mercedes-Benz car2go throughout Labor Day weekend, up to $50. New members can also register for free at car2go.com using promotional code SEA100K and receive $10 in drive credit.
"This is an exciting day for Seattle," said car2go Seattle General Manager Michael Hoitink. "We are so proud to be Seattle's top one-way carshare service, and the growth car2go has seen here really emphasizes how forward-thinking Seattleites are. Seattleites have never been afraid to break tradition and try something new in pursuit of progress, and they're showing that in the way they choose to travel."
Reimbursed ferry rides
One-way carsharing by ferry? That's no problem with car2go. In honor of the 100,000 member milestone, car2go is offering its members up to $50 in reimbursed ferry rides in Seattle from Friday, September 1st through Monday, September 4th if they use a Mercedes-Benz car2go vehicle. Members need only take a picture of their ferry receipt and send it to car2go via the ferry reimbursement form found here.
car2go also released data illustrating the scope and detail of how Seattleites use the one way carsharing service.
- 19,055,219 – Total miles driven in Seattle since car2go launched—enough to drive to the moon and back 40 times.
- 4,543,398 –Number of car2go Seattle trips (and counting) since the location's inception.
- 3,863 – Record trips taken in one day: September 30, 2016.
- 5,255 – Trips taken to Alki Beach.
- 155,386+ – Number of trips taken so far in four-door Mercedes-Benz car2go vehicles.
- 146 – Number of car2go members sharing each car2go vehicle in Seattle
All of the car2go Seattle user data gathered can be seen in an infographic the company released, which can be found here.
About car2go N.A., LLC
car2go N.A., LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler North America Corporation, offers an innovative mobility solution in rapidly growing urban areas via a carsharing network of affordable, eco-friendly Mercedes-Benz and smart vehicles. A flexible and "on demand" mode of transportation, car2go complements existing public transportation by bridging the gaps between the "first and last mile" of a member's commute. Today, car2go's global operation is the largest, fastest-growing carsharing program in the world with more than 2,700,000 registered members and a fleet of nearly 13,000 vehicles in 26 locations in North America, Europe and Asia. Further information on car2go is available at car2go.com and car2go.com/NA/en/press/.
SOURCE car2go N.A., LLC