While at first it does sound like this system is susceptible to abuse, Mercedes seems to have implemented some smart security measures. It looks like the vehicle key can only be used during the sharing period, and will be disabled otherwise. There are a lot of people already utilizing a car sharing platform I think it it’s a natural fit for MB. No better way to market a car, than to get people to drive it.
Exactly, just about anyone can get in these which is powerful. Easy to let someone else take on the big financial obligation of owning it but anyone can buy in a small time slot. I think down the road this could be a big part of what drives auto sales.