It would take a particularly Zen kind of person to be comfortable with allowing strangers to use their car, but this type of “Airbnb” scenario is exactly what peer-to-peer car-sharing company Turo is hoping to make a success of, similar to its competitor Zipcar. Turo recently introduced a small device, or dongle, that will allow users to locate and unlock cars right from the app. Called Turo Go, it will eliminate the need for vehicle owner and renter to meet and physically engage car keys. Prior to the introduction of the dongle, the Turo app required a minimum 60-minute lead time before a customer could pick up a vehicle.
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