In the wake of ride-hailing services, some like Audi have started offering short-term rentals.
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More than 3300 people have signed up for electric car-sharing service BlueSG, with 5000 rentals in its first three weeks of operation.
Cars have long been associated with aggressive masculinity and social status. The rise of car-sharing may kindle a greater sense of shared ownership and sociability instead.
Tens of thousands of households will have to give up cars with zero-growth policy.
Electric-car sharing isn’t as seamless as expected, but as more cars and charging stations become available, renting one may become more convenient.
All 80 cars rented on first day; users report mixed experiences as more than 2000 sign up.
Users can rent one of 80 vehicles and return them at 32 charging locations islandwide.
BlueSG, the firm behind the scheme, said yesterday that there will be two plans for its electric cars. Users will be charged according to the duration of use instead of the distance travelled.
Scheme will start with 80 battery-powered cars and 30 charging locations islandwide.
The Straits Times test-drove one of BlueSG’s electric hatchbacks during the opening of the company’s Asia-Pacific headquarters in Science Park Drive.