Learning to Share: Competition Bureau forces Turo to terminate exclusivity policy

Gatineau, Québec — In the name of wholesome competition and consumer choice, Canada’s Competition Bureau has ruled that Turo Inc. must terminate a terms of service policy that prevented users from listing a vehicle on multiple car sharing platforms at the same time it is listed on Turo’s platform. In its Wednesday press release, the […]

Community Cars: Vancouver city council weighing out peer-to-peer car sharing

Vancouver, British Columbia — A proposal currently in front of Vancouver city council looks like it would be enough to make Karl Marx blush, as the city is weighing out how to make the most of peer-to-peer car sharing in an urban centre. The city is currently looking for ways to support companies like Turo; […]

EV/AV Report: April 12, 2021

Toronto, Ontario – In this week’s electric and autonomous vehicle report, Chevrolet announced the future home of the new electric Silverado pickup, Communauto is expanding their electric fleet in Canadian cities and drivers in Saskatchewan are upset over what they are calling an unfair EV tax.  EV Truck Race Amping Up Quickly becoming one of […]

Toronto takes on free-float car sharing pilot

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — October 10, 2018 — In what is being called a ‘free-floating’ car-share pilot, Torontonians will be able to pick up and drop off vehicles in residential areas as soon as November. Based out of Montreal, Communauto is the longest-running Canadian car-sharing company, and the first to receive a permit […]