As Australia's largest peer-to-peer car sharing platform, we've enabled thousands of people to offset the cost of owning a car - as well as helping the environment and their local community. Check out the articles in this section to discover stories from real Car Next Door members.
Like many grads, Jaydon isn't yet in a full-time job since he graduated from uni - so he's started a fleet of car-share vehicles, building up from sharing his own car while working part time. He's now sharing 5 cars and earning a steady income from his small fleet.
If you’ve checked car rental prices lately, you’ve probably done a double-take.
When former automotive expert Cameron Gowing from Cairns noticed that car rental companies were selling swathes of their fleets off during COVID, he saw a gap in the market. He’s now renting out 35 cars through Car Next Door, making solid returns through savvy purchasing and marketing strategies.
How these three entrepreneurial Car Next Door members went from sharing a single car, to managing successful fleets.
A Melbourne woman has proven Australians in isolation can earn a handy second income using a common household asset.
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.
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.
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.”