GetGo, a carsharing service based in Singapore, plans to add more electric vehicles to its over 1,000-strong fleet in support of the city’s green and sustainability goals.
"We are committed to the Singapore Green Plan 2030 by introducing more electric vehicles to our fleet," the company said in a press statement.
As of March 2022, GetGo has introduced the Hyundai IONIQ Electric, Hyundai Kona Electric and the MG ZS Electric to its car fleet.
As Singapore pushes towards transforming into a greener, more sustainable city in seven years’ time, the company said its car rental solutions are timely.
With more experienced car rental services available in the market and car rental becoming easier and more convenient, residents in Singapore may be ready to forgo the comforts of owning a car.
"We see carsharing and hourly car rental services becoming an alternative option for Singaporeans that's more economical and sustainable,” the company said. “Solutions like these move the city a step in the right direction, in line with its efforts to reduce overall carbon emissions. Fewer cars on the road also means lesser demand for areas designated for parking. This frees up land for conversion to more green spaces for recreational use.”
A year of accelerated growth
Singapore's car ownership costs are one of the highest in the world and makes residents think twice about forking out the money for one. But for those not ready to give up the convenience of driving and do not wish to put up with rising fuel costs and increasing COE prices – they can consider GetGo's enhanced car sharing service.
Established in February 2021, GetGo’s hourly car rental service makes renting a car hassle-free, affordable and enjoyable – attracting more than 20,000 users in a span of two months.
It stands out from the other car-sharing services in Singapore with Its unique Pay-As-You-Go policy, requiring n deposits and no membership fees are. Also, users can enjoy the flexibility and accessibility of car renting. This makes it easy for first-time users and those who use the service on a frequent basis.
GetGo now has a network of over 1,000 locations across the city, implement policies that safeguard drivers, and offer a total of 18 different car models.
New app features enhance overall user experience
Marking its first year anniversary, GetGo has upgraded its mobile app to include a promo code wallet, which lets users to receive, redeem and review promo codes with ease.
With the new app feature, users are able to view all the available promo codes that can be applied for an upcoming car rental booking, view the validity period and full T&Cs of a promo code, and save these promo codes for future redemption.
Additionally, with the wallet, they are now able to apply a code to their booking in just one click, as opposed to manually keying it in during the rental process.
With new easy-to-use features, GetGo's app is now more shareable and accessible. Customers can look forward to a seamless experience with the app online and with renting out a car.