Renting a car from a store, waiting in a queue, having to bring documents, and put a down payment- all seems archaic.
At least, according to the car-sharing app, ekar’s CEO and co-founder, Vilhelm Hedberg, who spoke to us for this week’s podcast.The fast-pace of city life means traditional car rental shops have become a less efficient method to mobility; hence; passengers looking for alternatives.
Pretty soon, Hedberg says, people will no longer purchase cars.
Quite an intriguing statement, no?
Keep listening to find out why.
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The future of transport in a city like Dubai is something that gets many people excited, from trams, metros, to flying taxis, Dubai has always been one step ahead.
This week we chat to Vilhelm Hedberg, a Norwegian entrepreneur who launched car sharing company ekar in Dubai in 2016.
It means no worries… about getting your own car
But this car-sharing system is different.
sing JUST an app, you can unlock ekars which are conveniently situated across the city- and drive away.
That’s why Ekar has introduced to the region, a pay-per-minute basis, needing just one’s ID- that has changed the game.