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.
BlaBlaCar and AXA launch unique car insurance
Competitively-priced car insurance designed for carpoolers is now available to BlaBlaCar’s members in France Exclusive advantages include no excess to pay for damage that occurs while carpooling
BlaBlaCar acquires urban carpooling company Less
BlaBlaCar today announces that it has acquired urban carpooling company Less. Created in October 2016 by Jean-Baptiste Rudelle and five other co-founders, Less is a real-time carpooling app for use within cities.
Dear Women: tech needs you! #IWD2018
International women’s day is the occasion to remind ourselves that women remain dramatically under-represented in tech. Discover the experience of women working in BlaBlaCar’s tech team. We hope that their journey will inspire other women to join us.
BlaBlaCar unveils new search engine, logo and visual identity
Carpooling company doubles down on innovation and makes decentralised transport its topmost priority
Bringing People Closer
Study on the Social Impacts of Carpooling
BlaBlaCar appoints Apple veteran Olivier Bonnet as VP of Engineering
Bonnet will oversee the engineering team during an important time of innovation at BlaBlaCar.