Co-cars Seasonal Offer and Winter 2017 Newsletter

20th December 2017 0 comments

Co-cars Winter 2017


Well, another year almost over; it’s been a busy year with more new locations and more members, so welcome all to our winter newsletter consisting of;

  • Hurry: book your car for Christmas!
  • Seasonal offer for Newton Abbot, Plymouth and Cornwall locations
  • Co-cars wins an Award!
  • Annual General Meeting in January
  • Work for us as a Membership Administrator
  • A big “thank you” to our volunteers
  • Driving tips for winter

We all hope you have a wonderful Christmas and a happy, healthy 2018.

Mark and the Team 


Book a Co-cars now

Remember to book your cars for Christmas.
It’s traditionally a busy time for Co-cars!

Book a car


Seasonal offer

To celebrate the season we are offering a 25% discount off hire rates for our latest locations in Plymouth, Newton Abbot, Truro, Falmouth and Penryn.

For example, the residential rates will be:
Band 1 cars: £2.81* per hour  or  £18.75* for 6.5 – 24 hours
Band 2 cars: £3.19* per hour  or  £20.63* for 6.5 – 24 hours

This offer is available from 21st December 2017 until 31st January 2018.
*The mileage rate stays at 15p a mile.


Co-cars Wins Award

We were really delighted to have been chosen as the winner of the 2017 ‘Best Contribution to Resource Efficiency’ award at the Cornwall Sustainability Awards ceremony in Newquay on 1st December, for our cars in Truro, Falmouth and Penryn.

Pictured: in the centre is Mark Hodgson (Co-cars Managing Director), on his left and right are Sarah Wetherill and Caroline Robinson, great supporters of Co-cars in Cornwall. Far left and right, sponsors from the University of Exeter Business School. 

Co-cars Wins Award

Annual General Meeting
Hear all about our plans for 2018/19

We have had another busy year, so there is a lot to say. As a co-operative run for our members, we are really keen to get your feedback on how we are doing, outline our plans for the future and give you an opportunity to meet the team.

The AGM will be held at The Xcentre, Commercial Road (near the Quay) between 6 and 7.30pm on Wednesday, 24th January 2018

If you plan to join us, please book via EventBrite.


Ford Focus eco-boost estate
coming soon to Heavitree

We have replaced the old Peugeot estate at Heavitree with a Ford Focus estate, manual transmission, petrol car. This low emission eco-boost model emits only 109g/km CO2, it has a large boot, roof rails and many other extras. It will be available to book soon, in pricing Band 2.


Ford Focus in Heavitree

Work for us

We have a vacancy for a Membership Administrator.
Deadline for applications is 3rd January.
Visit our website for details


Volunteers: we are grateful!

Along with our core Co-cars team, we have volunteers across the South West who help Co-cars to be a success.

A great big “thank you” to you all, your support is much appreciated.


Tips for Winter Driving

Plan your trip in advance; check weather and road conditions before setting off; let others know when you will arrive; leave plenty of time for your journey.

Please leave the car clean and tidy for the next user to enjoy.

Use the dustpan and brush, found in the boot of the car, to get rid of any mud or debris on the mats. If the car looks really grubby, please use the fuel card to get a free car wash at a petrol station.

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