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Jeep kicks the tires on car-sharing and subscription services

2020 Jeep GladiatorJeep will play host to a three-month pilot for car sharing and a subscription service. The brand's North American-market head, Tim Kuniskis, told the Detroit News in a report last week that both pilots kick off by the end of January on a trial basis in Boston. Turo will power the car-sharing model and Jeep has actively searched to recruit owners...

Cadillac revives subscription, Nissan Altima on tracks, Byton's development: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Cadillac XT4A new chapter: Cadillac to revive Book car subscription program later this year Cadillac shut down its Book car subscription service last year, but the program won't be dead too much longer. Uber forms new division to tackle autonomous scooters and bikes Ride-sharing company Uber said at a robotics convention on Saturday that it is dabbling in the...

Uber forms new division to tackle autonomous scooters and bikes

Uber-owned Jump electric bike-shareRide-sharing company Uber said at a robotics convention on Saturday that it is dabbling in the idea of autonomous scooters and bikes. 3D Robotics CEO Chris Anderson tweeted a photo from a presentation by Uber's JUMP group that indicates they are now hiring robotics engineers. The image also shows small icons of a bicycle and a scooter. Uber...

2019 Volvo XC90

2019 Volvo XC90The 2019 Volvo XC90 revived the Swedish brand in the U.S. market with its combination of Scandinavian style, impressive technology, and versatile practicality. With luxury features on par with many more expensive competitors, we give it 7.3 out of 10 overall. (Read more about how we rate cars.) For 2019, the base all-wheel-drive XC90 get heated...

A new chapter: Cadillac to revive Book car subscription program later this year

2020 Cadillac XT6, 2019 Detroit auto showCadillac shut down its Book car subscription service last year, but the program won't be dead too much longer. Cadillac Chief Marketing Officer Deborah Wahl told Automotive News that a revived and modified Book by Cadillac 2.0 will launch by the beginning of the second quarter of 2019. The service was controversial from the start in that the...