HyreCar Pursues Partnerships With Fleet Owners

HyreCar hopes to fix its inventory imbalance by redirecting its focus to large fleet owners from individual car owners, newly appointed Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships Brian Allan told Auto Finance News. Hyrecar is a peer-to-peer carsharing service that lets car owners rent their idle vehicles to rideshare drivers. There is still room for peer-to-peer, […]

DriveItAway Acquires Whip Assets, Cuts Ties With HyreCar

DriveItAway, which provide dealers with the tools they need to offer subscription car services for Lyft and Uber drivers, today acquired the technology and assets of Whip. Whip offers subscription-service infrastructure management to car dealerships and fleet owners. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. DriveItAway also said that it is cutting ties with HyreCar, […]

HyreCar Seeks More Dealer Partners Amid Inventory Imbalance

HyreCar, which announced earlier this month that it was expanding its service nationally, is facing a car inventory shortage, Chief Executive Joe Furnari told Auto Finance News. The car-share company added 32,000 drivers to its platform last month. Furnari said. However, he said, HyreCar has only about 720 cars available. There’s a “tremendous imbalance of drivers […]

How Dealerships Can Increase Revenue With Mobility as a Service Model

LAS VEGAS — Dealerships can increase customer loyalty and profitability by tapping into the mobility-as-a-service model, according to Mike Furnari, chief business development officer at HyreCar, which provides a platform that matches ridesharing-service drivers with car owners who want to rent out their vehicles. MaaS is the integration of various forms of transportation into an […]

Uber and Lyft IPO Likely to Boost Subscription Services

With ridesharing giants Uber and Lyft establishing details of their plans for public offerings, companies that offer subscription services will likely see a boost, Mike Furnari, chief business development officer for HyreCar, told Auto Finance News. With Uber valued at $120 billion in an IPO, the ridesharing company is more prominent than some major OEMs, […]

Mobiliti to Add 4 States to Footprint by Yearend, CEO Says

By yearend, vehicle subscription startup Mobiliti plans to double the number of markets it serves, adding four East and West Coast states to its footprint, Chief Executive Chance Richie told Auto Finance News. So far, the company services cities in Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Texas. “The West Coast is a big area of growth […]

HyreCar Adds PassTime to Its List of Strategic Partnerships

HyreCar, a platform that provides rideshare drivers with a pool of shared vehicles, strategically partnered with GPS solutions provider PassTime, the company announced this week. The partnership was made through an existing alliance with DriveItAway, a dealer-focused shared mobility company. Through these interweaving partnerships, HyreCar will allow its dealership partners to quickly enter and learn the mobility […]

HyreCar Executive to Present Innovation Trends at Auto Finance Summit 2018

Mike Furnari, chief business development officer of HyreCar, will give a presentation at the Auto Finance Summit on the impact of ridesharing and autonomous vehicles in the lending space. The session will take place in the Innovation Track on the second day of the summit — Thursday, October 25 at 4 p.m. at The Wynn, Las […]
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