News Digest Item
27 Feb 2018

More than two million car sharing customers in Germany

Federal German Car Sharing Association (bcs)

More than two million customers used car sharing services of 165 companies in Germany by the start of 2018, writes the Federal German Car Sharing Association (bcs) in a press release. “Car sharing is still a small market in regards to the total number of drivers” in Germany, said bcs managing director Gunnar Nehrke. “But the growth rates show that we’re leaving the niche.” At 10.3 percent, the share of e-cars in Germany’s car sharing fleet is 100 times higher than in Germany’s total passenger car fleet. This share could further be increased if government support programmes were better aligned with station-based car sharing offers, said Nehrke.

Find the press release in German here.

See the CLEW dossier German carmakers and the Energiewende for background.

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