We’re excited to announce our big change — Carma Car is rebranding to FreshCar. We’ve been working on this for several months, and we’re finally ready to pull the curtains back and show you our brand new name and identity! You can find us at FreshCar.

We’re excited about FreshCar — it captures what we do in so many ways. We have been innovating on a fresh way to drive a car, and have been a pioneer in the vehicle subscription space. For drivers, subscriptions mean getting a fresh car anytime they want. …


[Originally published on the Center for Auto Finance Excellence Blog]

Vehicle subscriptions have continued to capture the imagination of consumers, the auto industry, and the media over the past few months. With all the activity and announcements of the last year, it feels like we are on the cusp of the next evolution in mobility services. If we look back to the last few decades, a new and successful business model has been introduced to the auto industry about every 10 years. The late 90’s and early 2000’s brought us car sharing, pioneered by Zipcar in the United States. …


Over the last year, a new alternative to car ownership has arrived with vehicle subscriptions. Subscriptions typically offer a month-to-month access to a private vehicle with insurance and maintenance included for the monthly fee. The subscription model is especially appealing to luxury drivers who like access to a selection of vehicles, and with tech-savvy millennials who consider it as the right balance between ownership and ridesharing.

Carma Car is excited to launch the Carma Subscription Platform, an advanced car subscription management software for auto retailers, OEMs and fleet operators. The Carma Platform is a turnkey solution that allows auto dealerships…


Ready to take the plunge on a new (or new to you) car? Be sure you know all that comes with it!

Oh the joys of car ownership…

It starts with deciding what car? Are you going to buy? Lease? But don’t worry, it’s not like this is the 2nd biggest purchase of your life behind your house or anything. What type of car do you want? New? Used? Coupe? SUV? Sedan? Minivan? It’s likely going to be with you for at least 3 to 5 years. Do you buy for the needs of your day to day? Do you get the car that you might need a few months out of the year? What options do you want? …


Ready or not, the subscription economy is spreading! What used to be a term relegated to your paper magazine or newspaper is now used for everything from your iPhone, what you wear, software on your computer, and now, what you drive. This can provide consumers with added flexibility and convenience, while also establishing a deeper relationship between the provider and the customer than point transactions can.

For many people, a car is the biggest purchase or commitment in life after a house. Just like a house, a car often requires financing, whether it’s a traditional 5 year loan or perhaps…

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