DOWNTOWN — General Motors has debuted its Maven car-sharing service here, allowing Chicagoans to rent a car starting at $8 an hour.
The Detroit automaker's ZipCar rival has 30 cars in 15 sites stretching from Printers Row to the West Loop and North Michigan Avenue. Users can download the Maven app and have a Chevrolet, Cadillac, or Buick driven to them. Customers also don't have to pay for gas as long as they bring the car back with a quarter tank full.
"Maven enables our members to access transportation how they want it, when they want it," Julia Steyn, vice president of urban mobility at GM and Maven, said in a statement.
The service debuted earlier this year in Ann Arbor, Mich. before launching Thursday in Chicago and other cities. Visit Maven's website for more information.
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