Wheelz Expands In Los Angeles

Peer-to-peer car sharing service Wheelz has expanded into the Los Angeles, saying that it has added four college campuses in Los Angeles to its list of local schools where it lets students share their cars with others. According to Wheelz, it has added the Claremont Colleges, Loyola marymount, Caltech, and Occidental to its list of local schools, which already includes USC and UCLA. Wheelz lets people offer up their cars for rent, via a special in-car box and integrated smartphone apps. Wheelz is based in San Francisco, and also offers up its service at Stanford and UC Berkeley; the company is backed by Fontinalis Partners and Zipcar.