German auto giants BMW and Daimler are combining their DriveNow and Car2Go car-sharing programmes along with other mobility projects and are looking to pump €1bn into expanding their new joint offering.
Users will be able to book shared cars, hail rides, find electric car charging points and take multimodal journeys that include public transport and bicycles. The new partners are also looking to develop an all-electric fleet of vehicles.
The JV will be based in Berlin, and the new offering will be called – unfortunately– Jurbey. The two companies are promising a “holistic ecosystem of intelligent, seamlessly connected mobility services.”