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Kate Trumbull

From one car to a successful fleet

From one car to a successful fleet

How these three entrepreneurial Car Next Door members went from sharing a single car, to managing successful fleets.

Kate Trumbull
How a $4,000 Toyota Yaris earned over $37,000

How a $4,000 Toyota Yaris earned over $37,000

While most city cars sit unused for days on end, Tish’s 2010 Toyota Yaris earns its keep. This economical car has earned more than $37,000 since Tish started sharing it through Car Next Door in 2015.

Kate Trumbull
$1,000 grants encourage Tasmanians to rent out their cars

$1,000 grants encourage Tasmanians to rent out their cars

Tasmania's hire car shortage and new Government initiatives designed to encourage car sharing are creating a unique opportunity for Tasmanian car owners looking for a lucrative side hustle.

Kate Trumbull
How this young creative's car became a simple side-hustle

How this young creative's car became a simple side-hustle

I only drive a couple of times a week, and I rent my car out when I’m not using it. The earnings pay for rego and insurance, so I can invest that money into growing my art business. My car has stopped costing me money and started making me money.

Kate Trumbull
How this Sydney entrepreneur turned his passion into an enterprise

How this Sydney entrepreneur turned his passion into an enterprise

For self-confessed car nut and experienced entrepreneur Steve, car-sharing hits the sweet spot between making money and helping to create lasting social change.

Kate Trumbull
From ‘mum’s taxi’ to money-maker: how a Melbourne family put their under-used cars to work

From ‘mum’s taxi’ to money-maker: how a Melbourne family put their under-used cars to work

Ellen earns over $8,000 a year sharing the family's van and car when they are not using them. Ellen says “I love that I don’t feel guilty seeing them just sit there not being used.”

Kate Trumbull
How car sharing helped this entrepreneurial student to quit his day job

How car sharing helped this entrepreneurial student to quit his day job

For student Zicong Wang, car-sharing is not only fuelling his entrepreneurial spirit, making him money and helping the environment, it’s providing a much-needed solution to Tasmania’s hire car shortage.

Kate Trumbull

A simpler way to distinguish wear and tear from damage

While your car’s out living a useful life, it may get some wear and tear along the way. Under the Car Next Door community rules, wear and tear is treated differently from damage. It’s not covered under the insurance policy (just as it wouldn’t be under your

Kate Trumbull