Collaboration delivers one-way carsharing offering that meets rapidly shifting consumer demands.
SAN FRANCISCO – June 1st, 2017 – Ridecell,™ Inc., the leading global carsharing and ridesharing platform provider, is providing the technology infrastructure for GIG Car Share, a new mobility service launched by AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah. GIG Car Share is an innovative one-way carsharing service and is the first of its kind in the San Francisco Bay Area. Launched recently in Oakland and Berkeley, Gig enables people to find a nearby car, get in, and go—demonstrating the auto club’s ongoing commitment to meeting the needs of a new generation of drivers. The collaboration on the Gig service expands Ridecell’s customer portfolio and further affirms its leadership in the new mobility space.
Gig’s new fleet of all-hybrid sedans offer room for five passengers, cargo space, and even a bike rack for the active consumer. Ridecell’s end-to-end integration elegantly handles registering new customers to the service in just a few minutes including driver record verification, payment processing, demand-supply balancing and promotions.
“With the Ridecell collaboration on Gig, our pioneering platform will reach new markets. Thanks to our established expertise in carsharing, ridesharing and other new mobility services, Ridecell is uniquely equipped to help launch innovative transportation offerings,” said Aarjav Trivedi, founder and CEO of Ridecell. “We are thrilled to be the technology platform for GIG Car Share and look forward to the service’s expansion in the coming months.”
Headquartered in San Francisco, Ridecell is on a mission to change the way people move from point A to point B. Our intelligent software platform runs new mobility services, such as carsharing, ridesharing, and new innovative transportation offerings such as autonomous vehicle fleets. End-to-end integration and automation accelerate time to market, enabling Ridecell customers to launch mobility services quickly, operate efficiently, and scale revenues as business grows. Founded in 2009, Ridecell has already processed over 20 million rides and has a team of more than 70 professionals in the US, Europe, Asia and Australia. The company now powers 20 mobility offerings including new mobility solutions for AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah, BMW, UC Berkeley, UCSF, 3M, and SouthWest Transit.