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Sharing economy: share your books

There are millions of books spread over the world – in hundreds of different languages, on any topics. Even though they differ by subject area and language, books mostly have one thing in common: They will be read once; afterwards they gather dust on the bookshelf. Today, we will show you how you can give seldom read books an exciting life again. The secret is:book sharing!

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Meet our international authors to get a feeling for the local spirit of car2go around the world

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Sharing economy: swap your clothes

Everyone knows the problem: A wardrobe full of clothes but nothing to wear! Either outgrown clothes, you don’t like the look of anymore, or you even can’t really remember, why you have bought this piece of clothing. Are your clothes far too good to throw away, but your budget is too low for new purchases? At this point the sharing idea may begin, which is the reason why we focus this time on the sharing of clothes.

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car2go selfies

Our car2gos sometimes act as fashionable accessories in selfie-shots of our users – we love that! In order to share these shots with the rest of the car2go world we have created a collection of the most amazing examples with the hashtag #car2goselfie for you.

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car2go + art = <3

It’s Friday and the weekend is around the corner. You would like to indulge in some art, but you can’t stand a museum? How about some street art? That’s almost like a museum, but for free and outside. For some “Local Flavor” we have sorted through our images and collected pictures that our members have taken. Here our best of:

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Sharing economy: is it possible to share a job?

Some topics on our blog examine things you can share – apart from cars. This time we will talk about job sharing. For many people working is not the most important purpose in life anymore. They are dreaming about having more time to live and about working less. But what does job sharing mean exactly and how does it work out in practice?

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Sharing economy: how does sharing living work?

Sharing makes you happy – there might be no better explanation for the hype concerning the Sharing Economy. This time we will take a closer look at what role flats and accommodations play in this context. Are there really more favorable rooms and overnight accommodations due to the Sharing Economy?

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Creative snapshots with car2go

It is almost time to start into the weekend and swapping the office noises for some nice beats. But before you take off to your favourite clubs, we want to send you into the weekend with some snapshots that spotted unique scenes. Incredible, what you can experience when you are driving around.

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car2go members: Janice

How does car2go enrich people’s day-to-day lives? We asked around our North American colleagues and today would like to introduce you to car2go member Janice. She’ll be telling us how to shorten unpleasant dates gracefully, with the help of a car2go.

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Welcome to the comfort zone

The working week is slowly drawing to a close, so it’s time for a few entertaining pictures from the web. The focus is on comfort, and the versatility of our vehicles. After all, choosing a car2go can reduce your workload considerably.

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car2go members: Richard

car2go isn’t just available in Germany, but in seven other countries as well. But what do people in Canada and the USA actually use car2go for? Do people in North America have different needs to those in Europe? We wanted to find out the answer to this question, so we asked around our American colleagues. This time, you’ll meet Richard, and yes, you’re right: he’s more of a city guy than country bumpkin.

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car2go members: Andrew

Almost 8,000 kilometers away, our American colleagues are snatching up car2go members now and then to get their stories. Never mind globalization – somehow, things are rather different over there. In our blog, we’ll introduce a few of these car2go members to you. This time, it’s Andrew from Seattle’s turn – 1.95 meters tall and weighing 177 kilos. How could this bear of a man and our white and blue bubble car ever be friends?

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Lost at the gas station

car2go is entering more and more cities worldwide, but we also want to enter your photo albums. This is why we asked you to send us your best snapshots with the little blue and white cars. These are the first results.

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Found on the web

There are about 14.500 car2gos worldwide. So, it is not surprising that you regularly find some at the craziest locations and in bizarre situations – because you placed them there.
See what just comes out of it:

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