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Member stories

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.

3 businesses, 4 cars, and 5 kids: why this hard-working businessman still manages a fleet on Uber Carshare

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.

Linden Brown
From one vehicle to a thriving business: how Ted used Uber Carshare to build an impressive passive income

From one vehicle to a thriving business: how Ted used Uber Carshare to build an impressive passive income

Find out how sharing a fleet of vehicles on Uber Carshare helps Ted grow his passive income, and discover his plans to turn it into a thriving business. At about $1,000 income per month for each vehicle, you’ll want to hear this advice from the veteran mechanic.

Linden Brown
How Issy kept her car in the city – even as a student

How Issy kept her car in the city – even as a student

When Issy moved out of home, she found the rising cost of living hard to keep up with. She thought of selling her car, until her Mum, Kristen, suggested Uber Carshare. Now she earns herself a weekly income from the car she nearly sold.

Linden Brown
Why car sharing means freedom for this Sydney woman

Why car sharing means freedom for this Sydney woman

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.

Linden Brown
How to rival the passive income of a $400,000 investment property (with just one $20,000 car)

How to rival the passive income of a $400,000 investment property (with just one $20,000 car)

Within five months, Sam had created a passive income from one $20,000 car that equalled what came in each month from his $400,000 investment property. Here’s how (and why) he did it.

Linden Brown
How Carey turned her passion for furniture rescue into a business with the help of Uber Carshare

How Carey turned her passion for furniture rescue into a business with the help of Uber Carshare

Being affordable is a big plus for me. Because I am starting out I need to keep my operational costs low. Uber Carshare helps me do that.

Jessica Pilon-Summons
How this family lives car-free with a toddler

How this family lives car-free with a toddler

Living sustainably has always been important to Tim Sculthorpe and Mariana de la Rosa. When the couple moved to Sydney from Tasmania, they had no car and no intention of buying one. That’s when they discovered Uber Carshare.

Jessica Pilon-Summons
How this Sunshine Coast pensioner earns a living from side hustles

How this Sunshine Coast pensioner earns a living from side hustles

Move over, millennials! Seniors are tapping into tech to make money, with people such as Brendon Clancy, 64, earning through technology, side hustles and hobbies.

Jessica Pilon-Summons