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Coast Hotels’ Great Coast Road Trip starts today, with Zipcar as the exclusive transportation partner. The interactive campaign putting forward carsharing and hotels along the West side of our continent kicks off in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, with plans to cruise through 21 unique cities across Canada and down the U.S. West Coast ending 2,650 miles […]

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Zipcar Inc. announced a new plan that gives members the option to pay for their membership on a monthly basis for its carsharing service. Based on strong and positive feedback from two test cities, Zipcar is now rolling out the option to nearly all U.S. and Canadian Zipcar markets. “A hallmark of our experience has […]

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The Boston Common Garage and Zipcar, Inc. announced the introduction of four new 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrids to Zipcar’s Boston fleet, as well as plug-in stations and priority parking for Zipcars and other hybrid vehicles at the Boston Common Garage (BCG). “With these new additions, at the Boston Common Garage, you can now find […]

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Car sharing network Zipcar, Inc. announced the expansion of Zipcar Detroit, bringing the total number of Zipcars in the city up to 40. With the expansion, Detroit becomes Zipcar’s 25th major metropolitan market. “Bringing car sharing to a city made by cars and built for cars is a huge accomplishment for Zipcar,” said Zipcar President […]

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Zipcar, Inc. and the City of Houston Fleet Management Department have announced that Houston’s FleetShare program has expanded to its second location. The program first launched with shared pool vehicles in the Theater District’s Tranquility Garage and has recently expanded to the City Hall Annex Garage. In July 2012, the City of Houston launched a […]

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Edison ParkFast and Zipcar, Inc. announced the introduction of twenty 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrids to the Zipcar New York fleet at Edison ParkFast locations throughout the city. “We are thrilled to be able to offer Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrids to our members in the New York area through Zipcar’s program with Honda and our […]

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Zipcar, Inc. announced yesterday the expansion of its car sharing network to the City of Minneapolis. With this launch, Minneapolis becomes Zipcar’s 21st major metropolitan market. The new Zipcar program will provide, according to the company, the Minneapolis community with access to 40 vehicles located in convenient locations throughout the City, including Dinkytown, Downtown, Loring […]

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Carsharing company Zipcar, Inc. is expanding its airport access to eight new airports in North America. With this expansion, Zipcar said it is extending its member experience from city streets and college campuses to airport parking lots, giving Zipcar members on-demand access to nearly 10,000 vehicles in 20 cities, at over 300 universities and now […]

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Electric vehicles are being introduced to Zipcar’s fleet as the car sharing company adds 2013 Honda Fit EV battery electric vehicles (BEV) to its vehicle offering in Portland. These first electric vehicles are located at the Portland State University (PSU). Charging stations for the EVs are provided by ECOtality Inc., which is also providing Zipcar […]

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Avis Budget, the vehicle daily rental specialist, has bought its way into car sharing. The Avis Budget Group is acquiring Zipcar for $12.25 per share in cash, a 49-percent premium over the closing price on Dec. 31, 2012. This share price offer brings the total transaction value to approximately $500 million. Zipcar operates a fleet […]

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