MONTREAL, Nov. 2, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - car2go autopartage, the provider of point-to-point carsharing services, is pleased to announce that its fleet of smart cars rolled out this morning in the car2go Home Area (Plateau-Mont-Royal/ Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie/ Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, and reserved parking spaces in Ville-Marie).
car2go is thrilled to announce the official launch of its operations in Montreal today with an initial network of 250 car2go smart fortwo vehicles in order to allow Montreal residents to embrace an eco-friendly, flexible and low cost public transportation alternative. For almost a month now car2go Montreal has been offering free memberships to citizens, and is inviting you today to celebrate their inauguration!
Today car2go is hosting a unique and free celebration in the heart of downtown Montreal. Under a heated tent, the event will run until 5 p.m. at 900 De Maisonneuve West. Attendees will be able to register for a free lifetime membership, as well as enter to win free minutes of car2go Drive Time. Moreover, participants will have the chance to test the car2go smart cars and participate in the famous Park2Win parallel parking challenge. Food trucks will also be onsite to enhance your day! With treats, complimentary food, games and prizes, car2go's friendly and colorful event is free and open to the public.
"Once again we'd like to thank all of our partners and the municipal administrators for their leadership and support at every step of the way during the introduction of our public transportation alternative to the Greater Montreal," stated Jérémi Lavoie, Location Manager of car2go Montreal.
Member registration is free and is paired with 30 free minutes of car2go Drive Time via the promotional code "PATINS", for a limited time only at www.car2go.com/en/montreal/.
For more information or to register to become a member of car2go, please visit Montreal.car2go.com/en/, follow @car2goMontreal on Twitter or become a fan of car2go on Facebook www.facebook.com/car2go.montreal.
SOURCE: car2go Canada Ltd.
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