15. Technology DriveNow leaving London

It’s over

Zipcar (company formerly known as Street Car) has beat out it’s competitor DriveNow in London, on the 18Dec2019 I got the email saying by the 29th Feb 2020 no more DriveNow cars will be available.

Simple question what went wrong?

Paraphrasing the email, could not attract enough customers, London boroughs being a pain with all their different rules (Westminster being number one on my list of frustrating boroughs to use with DriveNow, I don’t even bother).

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14. Technology DriveNow or ZipCar 2?

I want to say thanks to everyone who read my first blog post about this, I was really surprised at the positive feedback I got here’s a link to the earlier blog here: https://brainthrough.co.uk/2017/12/19/8-technology-drivenow-or-zipcar/

I thought I would update as a few things have changed since my 2017.

Which is better?

It’s a bit more tricky now as both have improved but for me it’s still DriveNow they have fixed park and keep system but more importantly to me all the cars are automatic now (I dislike driving manuals), however Zipcar still remains king when it comes to value for money.

Zipcar what’s changed? (I have been a member since 2008 when it was Street Car)

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