Peer-to-peer carsharing is evolving as a way to get people to share their personal vehicles with others. Instead of handing over keys in person, this type of shared mobility can be automated and accomplished more conveniently with the right technology.
For example, , a peer to peer service operating in Europe, understood the need for additional convenience and worked to identify the opportunity to create a better key exchange process. As a result, Drivy created a premium option in their peer to peer service – Drivy Open. By installing in-car hardware, vehicle keys can be kept securely in the vehicle. Users who have the vehicle booked can access it through an app, removing the need for a physical exchange of keys. For the driver, they know when the vehicle gets picked up and returned. All this is able to happen seamlessly via the Drivy app.
Technology has enabled a wealth of shared mobility options, including peer to peer services. Growth in this industry is just beginning, and there is still opportunities to expand to new markets or add features to existing services.
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