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What kind of Christmas type are you?

When it comes to christmas, the opinions tend to differ sharply. Some get really aggressive by all the christmas stuff and real grinches, some try to avoid the whole thing and for some it is the most wonderful time of the year. Which type are you? Take a car2go and get away from all the spectacle, or celebrate to the fullest?

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So you’re a new manager…now what?

Becoming a manager can be exciting and scary. Even though you’ve shown how successful you can be as an individual contributor, you are now tasked with ensuring the success of employees under you.  So, where do you start? In this post, I’m going to review some of the major topics that all new or first time managers should think about when the big promotion happens. 

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Feature Overview: The new car2go AMGs

In 2016, the car2go Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupé was the first AMG to be piloted in Berlin. Now, its incredibly positive reception by the car2go members has paved the way for another extended pilot phase in which two Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 4MATIC will join the fleets in both Hamburg and Munich.

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How autonomous vehicles will learn from shared mobility

Picking up a car whenever you need one and leaving it at your destination was a fundamental step towards a new understanding of mobility. Now, the eyes of the experts are firmly fixed on the perceived next step: autonomous vehicles. Sandra Phillips, Shared Mobility Architect and founder of movmi, explains how the two concepts are connected.

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Sharing economy: Why are people now starting to share more again?

We learnt it years ago from our mothers: sharing things with others is a good idea – the results are a sense of community, efficient use and variety. Daniel Bartel, founder and expert for digital innovations and entrepreneurship, explains in the interview why this childhood concept is increasingly taking hold in the German economy – under the “sharing economy” title.

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Brand Immersion Experience: A sit down with Ken Hills

In May, car2go published a blog post on the Brand Immersion Experience Program which detailed out the amazing experience of going to Birmingham, AL and learning all about Mercedes-Benz’s manufacturing, history, and technology. Since some of the car2go employees recently went through the program, car2go thought it would interview one of them!

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Gamification in transport

Having fun, sticking to the rules – these sound like two things that don’t really go together, but they can! It’s called gamification and it can also be used in transport. There are lots of cool examples of this.

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Toast2go – car2go’s Toastmasters Group

When people think about getting up in front of an audience to speak, what emotions come to mind? Fear? Nervousness? Excitement? For many, it’s a combination of the three! Being able to write an organized speech, speak effectively, and engage an audience is an extremely important skill to have. So, that’s why car2go recently introduced Toastmasters to the North American employees!

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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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The best car2go time-saving tricks

Hiring a car2go is really fast and easy – reserve the car, rent it, drive to the desired destination and then just park it. But there are little “timewasters” waiting everywhere. Here are a few tricks on how to help you have more time for driving!

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