car2Go Supports LIVESTRONG

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Thanks to the support of car2go and the rest of our Team LIVESTRONG Sponsors, 100% of the funds raised through the Team LIVESTRONG Challenge Series go directly toward our programs and services. To learn more about our sponsors and how they support our mission, visit www.livestrong.org/sponsors. If you plan to attend the Austin Challenge this weekend, make sure to stop by the car2go booth in the Village, meet their team and see some of their vehicles in action!

car2go is proud to be a sponsor of the 2012 Team LIVESTRONG Challenge in Austin, TX, and proud to support the Lance Armstrong Foundation in its commitment to raising money and awareness for the fight against cancer.

To show our support, we have a lot planned!

Among the network of 300+ fuel-efficient smart for two cars that are available for people to use and share in Austin, you can now find two car2gos wrapped in a Team LIVESTRONG Challenge theme. For the entire month leading up to the race, car2go members have proudly driven the specially branded yellow and black vehicles with the knowledge that 50% of the proceeds will be donated directly to the Lance Armstrong Foundation to help support those affected by cancer.

car2go also assembled a 100 person cycling team, comprised of car2go members, employees, friends, and families – who will all ride in Sunday’s LIVESTRONG Challenge. The first 60 car2go members who joined the car2go cycling team will proudly wear custom blue and white car2go jerseys made by Giordana, a long-time sponsor of the Team LIVESTRONG Challenge Series. We’re looking forward to cheering for all of the teams as they ride together to support cancer survivors around the world.

Throughout the course, the car2go Austin Team will be handing out water, cold towels, and delicious treats from GoodPop to help keep cyclists cooled down on what is expected to be a warm day in Austin!

Stop by our booth in the LIVESTRONG Village for your chance to win car2go bumper stickers, water bottles, t-shirts, and free minutes. You’ll also have the chance to sign the Team LIVESTRONG Tribute car2go.

For those interested in becoming a car2go member, we’re offering a fun fall promotion. For a limited time, $10 will secure you a lifetime membership and 30 free minutes of drive time. You can register at car2go.com with the promo code FALL2012.

car2go, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler, is a car-sharing company that started its North American pilot program with the City of Austin in 2009. The company has since grown to have more than 200,000 members in 15 cities worldwide. As the company continues to grow and expand, we continue to proudly call Austin the home of the original car2go city and the corporate headquarters of car2go North America. As a company, we feel lucky to call the Foundation and the LIVESTRONG Cancer Navigation Center our hometown neighbor.

For more information about car2go and to see how it works, please visit car2go.com.

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