STUDY – Carpooling saves more than 1.6 million tonnes of CO2 a year, whilst doubling the number of people traveling
BlaBlaCar today announces the release of Zero Empty Seats, a global study into the environmental impact of carpooling. The report, conducted with French research institute, Le BIPE, is the first study based on real usage data from BlaBlaCar’s community of 70 million carpoolers.
BlaBlaCar makes an offer to acquire Ouibus and secures €101 million investment
BlaBlaCar, the world’s leading long-distance carpooling platform, today announces that it has made an offer to acquire Ouibus, a subsidiary of SNCF and market-leading French bus operator. This will allow BlaBlaCar to broaden, for the first time, its mobility offer beyond carpooling. BlaBlaCar also announces a €101 million investment involving SNCF and existing BlaBlaCar investors.
BlaBlaCar acquires Russian carpooling platform Beepcar
BlaBlaCar and Mail.Ru Group, the largest internet business in Russia by daily audience, announced a partnership. As a part of this, BlaBlaCar will acquire Beepcar, the Russian carpooling platform launched in 2017 by Mail.Ru Group.
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Carpooling saves more than 1.6 million tonnes of CO2 a year, whilst doubling the number of people travelling. Listen to the podcast here.
BlaBlaCar, a carpooling app, on Tuesday said drivers listed 184,000 rides — three times more than an average Tuesday. BlaBlaCar is hoping that the strikes will help lure commuters to BlaBlaLines, its new short-distance, commuter carpooling service. Read article.
BlaBlaCar is in 22 countries spanning four continents, and it’s dead simple to use. (...) With Blablacar, there’s a sense that drivers and passengers are on a level playing field; that the relationship isn’t just transactional. Read more here.
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