With a forecast of 80 billion connected devices by 2020,1 smartphones have profoundly impacted the way we travel. Empowered by this rise in connectivity, new innovative mobility solutions have emerged – allowing travelers to access flexible transport services anytime and from any location. It gives everyone the chance to find the most environmentally friendly option at the click of a button.
U.K. car sharing platform has announced the launch of its new Android app today, which is available for free download in 6 languages through the carpooling.com network. Building upon the success of the company’s existing mobile portfolio, version 2.0 of the Android app connects drivers who are looking to reduce their commuting costs with people looking for affordable transport options. The new features of the carpooling mobile app include a booking system (allowing passengers to book a seat in someone’s car the same way they would book a flight or train ticket), the option of online payment through PayPal, a free messaging system and greater access to additional information such as past ratings and profile pictures. Continue reading