Agreement to source vehicles from one of the largest rental car companies in the United States
- Initial tranche of vehicles purchased with 1,500 more vehicles to be purchased over the next 6 months
- AmeriDrive expects to add 800 to 1,000 cars in current and new markets by the end of 2022
- AmeriDrive plans to increase its fleet by 6,000 to 7,000 cars over the next 18 months for exclusive listing on the HyreCar platform
- Deal strengthens HyreCar’s position as the leader in carsharing platforms
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HyreCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: HYRE) today announced that AmeriDrive Holdings, Inc. has purchased an initial tranche of vehicles and has reached an agreement to purchase 1,500 more vehicles over the next six months from one of the top three rental car companies in the United States. The vehicles will be purchased using a portion of the recently announced $100 million warehousing line of credit.
AmeriDrive expects to add 800 to 1,000 cars in current and new markets by the end of 2022. The companies expect cars from this initial purchase to be available for rent on the HyreCar platform by November 1, 2022, following several process and technology improvements that allow AmeriDrive to rapidly in-fleet new cars. The purchase agreement serves as a channel for vehicle acquisition as AmeriDrive plans to increase its fleet by 6,000 to 7,000 cars over the next 18 months for exclusive listing on the HyreCar platform.
“AmeriDrive has put significant resources into sourcing vehicles in what has been a tight secondary market,” said Carlos Hernandez, CEO of AmeriDrive. “We see this agreement with our national rental car partner as the first in a series of purchases we plan to pursue to acquire quality vehicles at competitive prices. We expect to deepen our relationship as we move forward to execute on our vision to be the top fleet operator by size and service for the gig economy.”
“This initial purchase demonstrates the potential for growth that the warehousing line and future financing opportunities unlock for HyreCar,” said Joe Furnari, CEO of HyreCar. “We have spent the last year building capabilities and infrastructure to allow us to significantly scale our business and strengthen our position as the clear leader in carsharing platforms for the gig economy. Executing on our go-to-market plan is the top priority for HYRE and AmeriDrive.”
HyreCar Inc. (NASDAQ: HYRE) is a national carsharing marketplace for ridesharing, food, and package delivery via its proprietary technology platform. The company has established a leading presence in Mobility as a Service (MaaS) through individual vehicle owners, dealers, rental agencies, and OEMs that wish to participate in new mobility trends. By providing a unique opportunity through our safe, secure, and reliable marketplace, HyreCar is transforming the industry by empowering all to profit from Mobility as a Service. For more information, visit hyrecar.com.
AmeriDrive is a (MaaS) Mobility as a Service company with one of the largest private subscription fleets in North America and a presence in multiple states. AmeriDrive serves gig-economy customers for rideshare and delivery car rentals using the HyreCar platform exclusively. In addition, AmeriDrive is expanding within the current markets it serves and opening new locations across the nation. Learn more about AmeriDrive at www.ameridrive.com.
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