Carpoolworld Launches Free Carpool Groups Service, a popular on-line carpool matching web site, now provides a free carpool group service to the public.
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Oct. 1, 2012 - PRLog -- The newest version of, launched today, includes new features and improvements throughout the web site, enhancing its free individual carpool matching service and its premium group service, as well providing the new free groups service.

Any visitor to can now create his or her own free carpool group, permitting any organization - office, school, neighborhood - to share commuting information and form carpools within the group.

Visitors requesting a free group simply complete an on-line form at and the system automatically generates a home page for the new group based on the group preferences.  The requester then just e-mails a link to that new home page to invite people to join the group.  As administrator of the new group, the requester can maintain a list of predefined common destinations to make it easier for the group members to enter their individual commuting requirements. displays minimal non-intrusive advertisements on the free group pages.  Groups may be cancelled at any time.  

About has been pioneering scientific web-based carpool matching since its launch in 2000.  The user enters his or her their trip origin (home), destination (place of work / school), and commuting schedule, and the system instantly matches the trip with other trips in the database and displays a match list, from which the user can contact potential carpool partners by phone, e-mail, or instant message.

In 2004 the founders of, Max Fox and Isabelle Boulard, were awarded the first U.S. patent for carpool matching (since expired).  Since its launch, has registered over 175,000 individuals all around the world.  

The web site also provides a premium group service with enhanced administration functions, a commuting efficiency and carbon footprint analysis module, and no 3rd-party advertising.  There are currently more than 75 premium groups including businesses, universities, hospitals, and municipalities.

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