GM’s Maven Gig available in Perth, after clocking up 3.5 million passenger trips

    Recently Holden announced that its expanding Maven Gig to Perth, Western Australia, as consumer demand for GM’s mobility solutions continues to grow in Australia.

    Maven Gig provides freelance rideshare and delivery drivers in major cities access to a range of Holden vehicles, from compact hatches to SUVs and sedans, all with leading technology.

    From the 1st of this month, freelance drivers in Perth have been able to access Maven’s flexible rental service at

    As part of the Maven Gig program, members enjoy the peace of mind offered by unlimited kilometres, flexible rental terms, 24/7 roadside assistance, insurance to cover personal and rideshare use, scheduled servicing and no joining or exit fees. For a set weekly rate, members can be their own boss and drive with less to worry about. See Maven Gig’s Rental Agreement for further details at

    “Freelancer drivers want freedom and flexibility, and Maven Gig provides both. Maven Gig allows members to earn money with ridesharing and delivery services and enjoy all the benefits of a car- ownership-like experience.”

    “Since launching in Australia a year and a half ago, Maven Gig continues to grow. To date, Maven Gig has supported thousands of freelancers driving over 2,000 new Holdens in an estimated 3.5 million passenger trips.”

    Anthony Riemann, Urban Mobility Director for GM International.

    Holden also announced that highly-experienced automotive industry executive John Kett has been appointed General Manager of Maven Australia to lead operations for Maven Car Sharing and Maven Gig.

    “This is an exciting time to be leading Maven in Australia. We have all the drive and passion of a true start-up, while being able to leverage the global might of GM and Maven, as well as the world-class Holden portfolio of vehicles.
    Holden is Australia’s leading OEM operating in the gig economy. With the support of GM’s global footprint, Maven in Australia brings all the advantages and consistency of an established car company with the entrepreneurship, speed and customer connection of a start-up.”

    John Kett, General Manager of Maven Australia

    “Australians are quickly embracing the sharing economy, making Australia a key market for Maven. We will continue to expand the services Maven offers to meet Australian’s growing demand for new mobility solutions,” he added.

    Maven Gig Key Data:

    • Available in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and (from 1 October) Perth
    • More than 2,500 members
    • A fleet of more than 2,000 Holden vehicles
    • Holden Captiva (7 seater) is the most frequently used vehicle by Maven Gig drivers
    • Over 3.5 million passenger trips
    • More than 80 million kilometers driven in Holdens
    • Holden Barina, Trax, Astra Hatch and Sedan, and Captiva available, with prices starting from $215 per week

    For more information on Maven Gig head to

    Jason Cartwright
    Jason Cartwright
    Creator of techAU, Jason has spent the dozen+ years covering technology in Australia and around the world. Bringing a background in multimedia and passion for technology to the job, Cartwright delivers detailed product reviews, event coverage and industry news on a daily basis. Disclaimer: Tesla Shareholder from 20/01/2021

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