The Business Model of Flinkster (by DB)
Flinkster is a carsharing service provided by the railway and logistics company Deutsche Bahn in Germany. It has become a big carsharing network where car rental stations are connected to railway stations in more than 140 cities across the nation. As of June 2015, users of Flinkster are also granted access to the service of the carsharing competitor ShareNow, which is provided by the carmakers Daimler and BMW. In total, approximately 7,000 vehicles can be used now by customers of both providers without any additional registration.