As Australia's largest peer-to-peer car sharing platform, we've enabled thousands of people to offset the cost of owning a car - as well as helping the environment and their local community. Check out the articles in this section to discover stories from real Uber Carshare members.
One hybrid car and a high-density community: how Uber Carshare helps Melbourne’s inner north live more sustainably
Discover how sharing one hybrid car is helping lower the emissions of an entire community. See how it pays for itself, and enables some profound cultural shifts as well.
3 businesses, 4 cars, and 5 kids: why this hard-working businessman still manages a fleet on Uber Carshare
Why does a successful global businessman (and busy family man) still share a fleet on Uber Carshare? The $3,500 monthly gross income might help explain it. But there’s more to this story. We asked the veteran owner for the keys to his longevity.
Kylie is a sharp business woman. Clear, confident and purposeful. After a casual start as a Uber Carshare owner, she realised the opportunity car sharing provided.
While most city cars sit unused for days on end, Tish’s 2010 Toyota Yaris earns its keep. This economical car has earned more than $37,000 since Tish started sharing it through Uber Carshare in 2015.
I only drive a couple of times a week, and I rent my car out when I’m not using it. The earnings pay for rego and insurance, so I can invest that money into growing my art business. My car has stopped costing me money and started making me money.
Ellen earns over $8,000 a year sharing the family's van and car when they are not using them. Ellen says “I love that I don’t feel guilty seeing them just sit there not being used.”
“We fitted four adults, two kids, all our bags and the dog in the back. And we saved $3000 on car hire costs.” Ameet took his family on one final trip with their Labrador last year. Join their heartwarming journey to find out how, where – and did it get the final approval of a wagging tail?
Moving can be daunting for anyone, but when you're a Drag King performer with a lot of props and costumes, it becomes a unique challenge.