If you live in an urban area, you might have a car sharing service in your neighborhood, but some day you could have the next-generation of car sharing — or car sharing 2.0. That’s what RelayRides, a young startup that is backed by Google Ventures and August Capital, is trying to offer. RelayRides connects people who want to loan out their cars, with people who want to use cars on demand. Think Zipcar, but with your neighbors. Watch this week’s episode of the Green Overdrive show, detailing how RelayRides works!
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