The 'Getaround' rental service allows anybody to put up their car for rent at an hourly rate. The aim is to make use of idle cars as statistics show they are stationary 92 percent of the time.
This idea is great for people who need an extra vehicle to move things about in a neighbourhood or to quickly run an errand if their car is temporarily unavailable. Each car has a general description, tech specifications, past ratings and comments attached. Additional information about the availability of the car and where to pick it up or drop it off is posted on each car profile as well. The service is accessible by website or an iPhone app.
'Getaround' provides a solution to the issue of unused household items on a large scale. It harnesses the power of community sharing and encourages an extension of the idea to other objects.
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