A Taxonomy of Carsharing Business Models

Remane, Gerrit and C. Nickerson, Robert and Hanelt, Andre and F. Tesch, Jan and M. Kolbe, Lutz (2016) A Taxonomy of Carsharing Business Models. International Conference On Information (ICIS).

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Abstract

Carsharing clubs that grant members temporary access to vehicles have existed for more than half a century. Only recently, however, have advances in digital technologies such as the mobile Internet begun to foster new carsharing business models, thereby increasing the attractiveness of carsharing for both operators and users. Thus far, these new business models have typically been classified as roundtrip, point-to-point, nonprofit/cooperative, or P2P carsharing. However, not all operators fit neatly into these rather broad groups. Moreover, significant differences exist among the business models of operators within the same group. Therefore, we complement these archetypes by developing a taxonomy of carsharing business models. This classification scheme translates the aforementioned technological advances into the creation of economic value and can be used for a more accurate analysis of existing operators as well as the systematic discovery of new business models.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Informatics > Information System
Depositing User: staff repository 3
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2018 13:43
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2018 13:43
URI: http://repository.ittelkom-pwt.ac.id/id/eprint/1988

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