Student CarShare Announces New Sponsorship with CIBC

TORONTO, June 9, 2015 /CNW/ - Student CarShare today announced a new sponsorship with CIBC, with a shared focus on engaging college and university students across Canada and helping them save money with cost-effective services so they can focus on their studies.

"Student CarShare is Canada's only car-sharing service geared specifically towards the transportation needs of students 18 and older. It's also an innovative lifestyle brand that continually engages with students," says Michael Lende, CEO & Founder, Student CarShare. "We are committed to giving our members access to unique programs and offers that are designed to make their lives easier and more affordable.  Collaborating with CIBC is a prime example of how we focus on building relationships with organizations providing student-centric benefits to their customers and members."  

CIBC's products for students are easily accessible and tailored to fit student life. This includes debit cards with no monthly fees and unlimited transactions, credit cards with no income requirement, and flexible loans to help pay for post-secondary education. For more information on CIBC student banking offers, visit www.cibc.com/studentbanking.

The CIBC logo will be prominently displayed on all vehicles in SCS's fleet and one wrapped, co-branded promotional vehicle will travel between university towns attending student events. In-car promotions, online content and contests are also planned.

Student CarShare enables students to get where they need to go using environmentally and cost-friendly car share services available on campuses across the country. The service is ideal for students looking to travel home, grocery shop, run errands and attend events or job interviews without the burden of paying $7,000 a year for their own car. Students can join Student CarShare for $75 and receive $25 in free drive time.  They can then rent a car starting at $6 an hour. Every reservation includes free gas, free insurance, free maintenance and free round-the-clock roadside assistance.

About Student CarShare

Student CarShare (SCS) is the first car-sharing service in Canada geared towards the transportation needs of students 18+. SCS is available at 36 university and college campuses across Canada. Offering a hip, affordable and environmentally savvy way to get around, Student CarShare provides members 18+ 24/7 access to a network of Kia vehicles that can be reserved online or toll-free reservation line by the hour or day. Gas, insurance and roadside assistance are included. For more information, visit www.StudentCarShare.ca, Student CarShare on Facebook, and find us on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat at @StudentCarShare.

SOURCE Student CarShare

For further information: Media Contact: Katherine Clark, Forward Communications, ktclark@sympatico.ca, (416) 453-3288

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