Deals on wheels

Mochari, Ilan
February 2001
Inc.;Feb2001, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p25
Deals with the car-sharing concept, an approach to reduce individual vehicle ownership. How car-sharing works; Origin of the practice of pooling vehicle use; List of the companies offering car-sharing services. INSETS: Country club;Will car sharing stall?.


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