Getaround en Person-to-person car rental company expands to northwest <p>The first of a new breed of car rental companies is expanding into the Northwest. Next month, San Francisco-based Getaround officially launches its web-based rental service in the greater Portland area.</p><p>The concept is sometimes called <a href="">peer-to-peer car rental</a> or personal car sharing. The idea is to let you rent your car to someone else when you&#39;re not using it. Several companies have sprung up in California to provide the online marketplaces to link up car owners with pre-screened renters.</p><p> Tue, 13 Dec 2011 17:13:12 +0000 Tom Banse 3433 at