Daimler acquires ride sharing provider Flinc
Daimler Mobility Services has announced the full acquisition of the Darmstadt-based flinc GmbH. flinc is a provider of door-to-door ridesharing for short- and medium-haul routes. The start-up launched the flinc platform for short-distance carpooling in 2011. Today, around half a million customers are registered with the platform. As the first ridesharing solution, flinc was integrated into free floating carsharing platforms, local public transport apps and app-based navigation systems. Many renowned companies use flinc's corporate ridesharing solution to secure and improve employee mobility. flinc GmbH will continue to operate independently. The founders Dr. Klaus Dibbern, Michael Hubl and Benjamin Kirschner will remain in the leadership team.