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Booking extensions made much easier

Up till now if as a driver you wanted to request and extension, you had to get in touch with the car owner to check whether they were OK to...

Hack Day — The Final Push

End of quarter is always a busy time for tech teams and indeed companies as a whole, as everyone pushes to get those last projects finished and those last quarterly...

Should I rent my car out?

You 100% can and should rent your car out. We’ve already talked about how your car is hugely depreciated as soon as you buy it, and how it can become...

Uber vs. Car Rental

Uber has become a more and more popular transport option for Londoners since its launch in July 2012. It has replaced black cabs to a large extend, with over 3M...

Hackday: The Referrals Scheme

Monthly Hack Days are back in the tech team’s calendar and although we have a list of weird and wonderful hacking ideas we wanted to get Sarah, our CMO, involved...

New sign-up & on-boarding for hiyacar drivers

We’ve released a brand new sign up and on-boarding user flow for our drivers, available for our iOS and Android apps. We’re trying to make the verification process as slick...

hiycar — imagine AirBnB but for cars!

We have all heard about home owners making money from their property through airbnb, but how about making money from your motor?

Rent a car — instantly!

At hiyacar we are transforming the way traditional car hire works. A peer to peer car hire platform, allowing you to rent a car from your neighbour.

Big news: updates to the way we pre-authorise payments

Many of you said that, if you had requested multiple cars for the same period, trying to maximise your chances to get a car, it didn’t feel right that we...

Fancy a staycation?

Planning a holiday this summer, but don’t know where to go — have you ever thought of a staycation? With some stunning parts of the UK, where would you go…?...

Hiyacar QuickStart is the future of car ownership in London

Cars are parked 96% of the time. That stat should really make us wonder about the future of car ownership. I think in mega cities like London most people will not...

Hiyacar HackFest: ‘full immersion’ to ship stuff as quickly as possible

Following the success of introducing Hack Days to the development team, it became apparent that more items could be delivered in a shorter space of time if the guys were able to...