FRANKFURT Dec 15 German carmakers Daimler
and BMW aim to combine their carsharing
services Car2Go and DriveNow to better compete with U.S.-based
ride-hailing service Uber, German monthly Manager Magazin
reported, citing sources.
The two companies are also discussing including other
mobility service providers in the venture, the magazine said,
citing Daimler's taxi cab agent Mytaxi and its internet platform
Moovel as well as BMW's ParkNow and ChargeNow brands.
Daimler and BMW declined to comment on the report.
(Reporting by Maria Sheahan; Additional reporting by Ilona
Wissenbach and Joern Poltz; Editing by Tina Bellon)