General Motors Brings Maven Program to Austin, TX

General Motors is sliding into the electric fleet game by expanding Maven, a zip-car style service, to Austin, TX, with 20 Chevrolet Bolt EVs. This is good news for those in the freelance driving sector—the fleet will be available for rent starting at $229 per week, which includes unlimited mileage, maintenance, insurance, and limited charging services for drivers.

Maven is excited to offer an all-electric fleet of shared vehicles for the gig economy,” said Julia Steyn, Vice President, General Motors Urban Mobility and Maven. “Austin is a perfect partner for this launch because of the city’s commitment to innovation and sustainable transportation.”

Maven launched in November 2016 to provide vehicles for rideshare drivers in San Francisco and has since expanded for package delivery and grocery and food delivery drivers. Users can download the mobile app to reserve cars, with no fees attached. The program has already launched in Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., with Austin being the first to use an all-electric fleet.

We are very pleased that Maven chose Austin for its first all-electric fleet,” said Jackie Sargent, Austin Energy’s General Manager. “Austin is a community that champions clean air, renewable energy, and increasingly, electric vehicles. Austin Energy will continue to work on innovative solutions that will help Austin achieve its ambitious climate protection goals.”

Follow us on social media for the latest updates in B2B!

Latest

How Teach for America Brings Diversity in Education to Houston Schools
August 12, 2022
Teach for America has been a cornerstone in creating more educators for the nation. The nonprofit founded in 1989 operates in more than two dozen regions across the country and introduces commitment Read more
The Tips Restaurants Need to Avoid Scammers and Extortionists
August 12, 2022
If restaurants didn’t already have enough to deal with during this pandemic, scheming scammers have cooked up an elaborate plot to target them with negative reviews. According to CBS News, there’s Read more
US Inflation Forecasts Marked Higher for 2023, Survey Shows
August 12, 2022
(Bloomberg) -- Economists boosted their inflation estimates for each quarter in 2023, a potentially worrying sign for Federal Reserve policymakers trying to keep price expectations anchored. The personal Read more