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Car2go launches in Austin Texas

November 11th, 2009 · No Comments
Energy & Resources · Environment · News · Transportation Policy

Following the successful launch of the new mobility concept car2go in Europe (in the City of Ulm, Germany), car2go and the City of Austin, Texas will launch the first North American pilot program for car2go on November 17th. car2go is a new, sustainable mobility concept from Daimler which redefines individual transportation in congested areas. For the first time in North America, participants of the pilot program can use smart fortwo vehicles everywhere within the city-limits of Austin on a 24/7 basis.

Questions about the upcoming launch event or car2go? Please contact Ms. Julia Engelhardt, Manager Corporate Communications for Daimler and smart, in the New York office: phone 212 909 9062, email: julia.engelhardt@daimler.com

For another blog post on car2go, see: http://blogs.utexas.edu/ctr/2009/09/01/car2go-headed-to-austin/

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