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Car Sharing for private space

2019-07-28 11:01:03.725898+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Growing number of car sharing rentals for non-driving purposes. Orix Auto Corp, Times24, NTT Docomo referenced. Two factors worth noting: Subsidies for cars probably make a lot of these desires or an individually climate controlled quiet space to eat lunch, watch videos, or naps cheaper than other options, but also that cars are well sound-isolated individual environments...

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#Comment Re: Car Sharing for private space made: 2019-07-29 12:59:15.545879+00 by: TheSHAD0W

Interesting. That means there's a market for coffin hotels and temporary workspaces. Getting into the workspace business would probably be easier; hotels are likely heavily regulated.

Reminds me of how some people in Japan live in internet cafes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MtdupS0gRt0

#Comment Re: Car Sharing for private space made: 2019-08-05 23:53:43.337604+00 by: Dan Lyke

I suspect the real problem is that, even in Japan, given the subsidies for cars and parking, there's no way to economically build these spaces without piggybacking on auto infrastructure.

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