How to estimate the profitability of a car sharing provider in Germany?

Patrick asked on Sep 25, 2017 - 1 answer

Hi guys,

does anyone of you have an idea how to estimate the profitability of a car sharing provider in Germany? Let's say of Car2go or DriveNow. It's less likely about if they are profitable or make losses, I'd rather would like to find out how to estimate the revenue potential in Germany!?

Hope you guys can help me!

Many thanks in advance!

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Anonymous A replied on Sep 25, 2017

[Pop Germany] * [% adult] * [% drivers license] * [% afford car] * [% owns car] * [% with internet connection] * [% aware of car sharing] * [% OK to share car] * [% actually does it] * [# of times shares car per month ] * [per year] * [price per time] * [% comission for the providers] * [% market share of that specific provider] * [% profit margin]

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