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Car-sharing Businesses Suffer from Careless Customers

Car-sharing Businesses Suffer from Careless Customers

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Car-sharing businesses are suffering from massive financial losses due to careless users. Car-sharing vehicles owned by SOCAR Inc., a car-sharing service provider, last no more than three years on average, a mere 20 percent of the average lifespan of automobiles in South Korea. Smaller car-sharing platforms have a vehicle [...]

Renault Samsung’s LPG Model Selected for Car-sharing Service with Hearing-impaired Drivers

Renault Samsung’s LPG Model Selected for Car-sharing Service with Hearing-impaired Drivers

SEOUL, July 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Renault Samsung Motors Corp., the South Korean unit of French automaker Renault S.A., said Tuesday its liquefied petroleum gas-powered QM6 SUV will be used for the platform established to offer car-sharing services by hiring hearing-impaired drivers. Goyohan (meaning “silent” in Korean) Mobility, established by a local startup Coactus Ltd., [...]

4 in 10 Office Workers Prefer Car-sharing Services to Taxis

4 in 10 Office Workers Prefer Car-sharing Services to Taxis

SEOUL, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Ride-hailing services like South Korean mobility platform Tada are becoming increasingly popular among office workers, a recent study has revealed. Job portal Incruit conducted a survey of 4,326 adults, 41 percent of whom responded that they have the intention to use shared mobility platforms. In particular, 45 percent of [...]

Seoul’s Nanum Car Service to Team Up with Other Car-sharing Businesses

Seoul’s Nanum Car Service to Team Up with Other Car-sharing Businesses

SEOUL, Jul. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul’s Nanum Car, a car sharing service, plans to reach 10,000 shared cars by 2022. The city announced on Sunday that Nanum Car will join hands with Delivery Car and People Car to work with four car sharing businesses. Nanum Car, currently offering 4,700 shared cars, plans to reach [...]