Maven Gig Expands Across US
August 11, 2017
today, freelance drivers in Los Angeles have
access to Maven Gig vehicles to support all
their hustles. Vehicle reservations are
available through the Maven app.
By fall 2017, Maven Gig will launch in
Boston, Phoenix and Washington, D.C., and
Baltimore and Detroit will soon join the
Freelancers want freedom and flexibility,
and Maven Gig provides both.
Take Jamie, who earns a couple hundred
dollars as a freelancer picking up and
dropping off passengers as a licensed driver
for a ridesharing company on an average
Friday night. With Maven Gig, Jamie can now
increase earning power by adding other gigs.
For instance, spending two hours during the
lunch rush delivering food adds another
$30-$50. Delivering packages and groceries
during the day adds even more.
Maven Gig vehicles are available for flat
weekly rates that include the car, unlimited
miles, insurance (minus deductibles) and
maintenance. Having unlimited mileage and
insurance to cover personal and commercial
use are extremely important for drivers in
the gig economy. Pricing starts at $189 plus
taxes for a Chevrolet Cruze. Additional
vehicles include the Chevrolet Malibu ($209
per week plus taxes), Trax ($219 per week
plus taxes), Impala ($225 per week plus
taxes) and Bolt EV ($229 per week plus
taxes). The Chevrolet Bolt EV is available
for reservation with free charging at EVgo
stations for a limited time.
who may not have had access to a car as a
means to generate income now have that
option through Maven Gig. Maven Gig provides
access on a weekly rental basis for use in
different gigs, such as grocery delivery.
The Chevrolet Bolt EV with an EPA-estimated
range of 238 all-electric miles is the
most popular vehicle among Maven Gig
drivers. More than 100 Bolt EVs are
available in Los Angeles and that number
will double by the end of 2017. Bolt EVs in
San Francisco will double to more than 125
by the end of the year. In Boston, Maven Gig
will start with 20 Bolt EVs and will scale
as infrastructure allows.
Maven Gig Bolt EVs have driven 1.4 million
all-electric miles in California since
February 2017 and have saved an estimated
50,000 gallons of gas.
More than 130,000 rides have been given in
Maven Gig Bolt EVs, and drivers show no
signs of range anxiety.
Maven Gig drivers in a Bolt EV travel, on
average, 30% more miles per day than those
in traditional internal combustion engine
average, Maven Gig members in Bolt EVs drive
more than half the vehicle range every day.
Gig drivers have taken trips from San
Francisco to Portland and from San Diego to
Maven Gig is an agnostic platform that
allows members to earn money by driving for
multiple apps. Previously, Maven Gig
announced key partnerships with GrubHub,
Instacart, Roadie and ridesharing services.
Now, HopSkipDrive is added as a partner.
HopSkipDrive is a ride service that helps
parents get their kids where they need to go
when they're not able to do so themselves.
Maven Gig is making life simpler and more
convenient for drivers through a mobile app.
Maven City car sharing and Maven Gig are
now integrated in a single app.
Drivers can see vehicle availability with
pricing and location.
Reservations and pickup date/time can be
scheduled through the app.
are committed to bringing Bolt EVs to all
Maven Gig markets. Drivers want the Bolt EV
because of cost savings as well as helping
with energy and environmental goals,” said
Rachel Bhattacharya, Chief Growth Officer
for Maven. “The freelance economy is growing
and Maven Gig is growing along with it to
provide transportation solutions for
Maven Gig first launched in November 2016 to
provide vehicles for rideshare drivers in
San Francisco and has since expanded the
offering for package, grocery and food
delivery drivers. The mobile app provides
drivers the ability to reserve cars and earn
money on their own terms. Unlimited miles
and insurance are included, and there’s no
membership fee after a one-time $20
application fee. Vehicle reservations are
now available in Los Angeles, San Diego and
San Francisco. Interested drivers can
download the Maven app for Apple in the App
Store and for Android in the Google Play