Pandemic drives a new business with car-sharing platforms on rise | KLRT

by: Nexstar Media Wire, Janel Forte

Posted: Sep 29, 2021 / 05:44 AM CDT
/ Updated: Sep 29, 2021 / 05:44 AM CDT

ATLANTA (NewsNation Now) — Thinking about renting a car soon? Good luck finding one. These days, rental cars are in short supply. 

In Atlanta, most major rental companies are running out of vehicles for the weekend. But there’s a new business model stepping in to fill the void. 

Peer-to-peer car-sharing services, described as Airbnb on wheels, offer cars owned by regular people.

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Brandon Marines and his girlfriend Natasha Yen are cashing in by renting out their personal vehicles through

”We started this about six months ago — and we made $15,000 with three cars,” Marines said.  “I’ll tell you this … I have not paid one car…

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