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Porsche To Offer Car Sharing Through Turo

12 days ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Turo, a peer-to-peer car sharing platform, has been picked by Porsche to allow people to essentially lend their cars for short periods of time. It's a new pilot program that the car manufacturer is running. The program is called Porsche Hosts and it's going to be launched in Los Angeles and San Francisco initially next month.
Porsche is popular with Turo users. The company reveals that Porsche cars are the fourth-most commonly searched vehicles on its platform. More than 4,700 Porsches are currently listed on the Turo platform. Turo CEO Andre Haddad, who happens to be a Porsche enthusiast...
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Porsche picks Turo for official peer-to-peer car sharing partner pilot

Porsche picks Turo for official peer-to-peer car sharing partner pilot

12 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Andre Haddad is Turo's CEO, and his 2006 Carrera S was the first Porsche listed on the platform, back in 2012. Six years later and it's still in service, including a booking this weekend.
The experience of renting a Porsche through the peer-to-peer car sharing platform Turo is about to get an upgrade. On Tuesday, Porsche and Turo announced a new pilot program, one of a number being tried by the German OEM as it-along with the rest of the auto industry-wraps its head around the ever-changing mobility landscape.
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