Written by Caroline Falls and originally posted by Marc Sibbald, Fleet Auto News , August 2, 2019
One of the fantastic stories at the AFMA fleet Management Conference was the one told by GoGet general manager Justin Passaportis, about the car share company’s foundation and trajectory.
“What we’re offering here is an alternative to car ownership,” said Passaportis. “We know we need to have our vehicles as close as possible to where people live and work. Each share car takes 10 privately held vehicles off the road.”
Passaportis joined GoGet five years ago, from Hertz where he headed fleet operations for carshare. He’s overseen a trebling of GoGet’s fleet and growth of the membership to 35,000.
GoGet branched out into share ride bus service Keoride, a collaboration with Keolis Downer and Transport for NSW. Passaportis explained the on-demand bus service and car share services are expanding rapidly.
“The user experience is: you go to the app, request a trip, the app aggregates ...