Car sharing is not only a good idea; it’s a ridiculously smart use of resources. Car owners generally pay between $3000 and $10,000 per year to own a car that sits and takes up space for 22 to 23 hours per day. Car sharing programs like Zip Car and City Car Share have helped to take thousands of vehicles off the road, by giving drivers a viable alternative to car ownership. But for those of us that aren’t ready to give up our own cars, the question then becomes: how do we share our own cars?

Car sharing is not only a good idea; it’s a ridiculously smart use of resources. Car owners generally pay between $3000 and $10,000 per year to own a car that sits and takes up space for 22 to 23 hours per day. Car sharing programs like Zip Car and City Car Share have helped to take thousands of vehicles off the road, by giving drivers a viable alternative to car ownership. But for those of us that aren’t ready to give up our own cars, the question then becomes: how do we share our own cars?

All the hits from Peter Kay's Car Share's 'Forever FM'. Watch clips and more with BBC One.

All the hits from Peter Kay's Car Share's 'Forever FM'. Watch clips and more with BBC One.

La nueva propiedad « NetHunting  la red para las nuevas generaciones no es un lugar de compra sino es un lugar de intercambio

La nueva propiedad « NetHunting la red para las nuevas generaciones no es un lugar de compra sino es un lugar de intercambio

L.A.'s Groundbreaking Plan to Bring Car-Share to the Poor

L.A.'s Groundbreaking Plan to Bring Car-Share to the Poor

CITI.TRANSMITTER - ultracompacto desenhado pela Yanko Design. Conceito ultracompacto é 4 (quatro) vezes menor do que um carro convencional. Foto: Divulgação / Yanko Design.

CITI.TRANSMITTER - ultracompacto desenhado pela Yanko Design. Conceito ultracompacto é 4 (quatro) vezes menor do que um carro convencional. Foto: Divulgação / Yanko Design.

The Hiriko folding electric car has been chosen for a car-sharing program in Berlin.

The Hiriko folding electric car has been chosen for a car-sharing program in Berlin.

"Driven: how Zipcar's founders built and lost a car-sharing empire" Fascinating story of Zipcar's female founders: one forced out by her co-founder, who in turn is fired by the board.

"Driven: how Zipcar's founders built and lost a car-sharing empire" Fascinating story of Zipcar's female founders: one forced out by her co-founder, who in turn is fired by the board.

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