The car-sharing startup grew by 3 times in 2013, fueled by surging demand for long-duration and airport rentals. 95% of its revenue came from this part of the business, and RelayRides decided to get rid of short-term rentals all together.
RelayRides has scored a major victory for car-sharing startups. Today the company announced that it will launch free parking for its peer-to-peer car rental service at SFO.
Just days after the Avis officially acquires Zipcar, a small number of zipcars pop up at NYC regional airports.
Google head honchos submitted a proposal to build a facility for private and corporate planes at Mineta San Jose International Airport.
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Finnish startup PowerKiss builds wireless chargers into furniture. The company just announced a partnership with airport seating supplier Zoeftig that should result in mobile users being able to charge their phones while they wait to board a plane or train. Zoeftig already makes some seating with mains power built into the armrest.
Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam just introduced a new baggage handling system which will allow the airport to handle 70 million bags a year, 40 percent more than today with the aid of greater automation including robots.