Since introducing its services to 17 cities in the past year-and-a-half, Maven has expanded its operations in New York City in order to offer residents Maven City, its fully connected car-sharing solution, the General Motors brand announced on Monday.
"New York City has been part of the fabric of Maven since we launched the brand here in 2015," General Motors Urban Mobility and Maven vice president Julia Steyn said in a news release. "The addition of Maven City car-sharing is an opportunity to showcase what we have learned. We crafted this experience with residents of the city in mind and see this as becoming part of the lifestyle of New Yorkers."
Maven City features technology fitted vehicles that are available for on-demand rental.
All vehicles include 4G LTE Wi-Fi, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, according to Maven. Drivers can also access Maven 24/7 advisor support via OnStar to roadside assistance or emergency help.
Maven said the expansion will specifically make more than 80 car-sharing vehicles available across Manhattan for hourly or daily reservations via Maven City.
“Maven will continue to expand into the boroughs and throughout the city to provide cars around the corner from where New Yorkers live, work and play,” the company said.
The group of U.S. cities Maven currently operates in includes: Ann Arbor, Mich., Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.