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METRO Riders Get Zipcar Discount
If you ride the bus into town and need to run errands in the middle of the day or go to the doctor, now you can hop into a rented Zipcar – and get $25 free drive time from Zipcar. Zipcar is a car share company with memberships that allow you to Read More...
Zipcar Arrives in Houston
Zipcar , the rent-by-the-hour car service, has arrived in Houston. For an annual membership that starts at $6/month, members can choose from sedans, hybrids and vans and drive the vehicles by the hour or day. Gas and insurance are included in the rates. Read More...
Houston Fleet Share Uses Computer-managed Elecrtric Cars
The city of Houston has launched the nation's first electric vehicle green fleet sharing program. It's managed by Zipcar's software and allows workers to reserve cars online, specifying pick-up and drop-off times. Called Houston Fleet Share Read More...
Car Sharing for City Employees
City of Boston employees will soon be using a new car-sharing program that partners with Zipcar, the Cambridge, MA-based car-sharing network. City-owned cars will be configured with Zipcar's car-sharing technology, helping the city reduce costs and Read More...
Young People Prefer to Drive Less
Our nation's long love affair with the automobile appears to be waning, at least among young people. Millennials , young people aged 18 to 34, are less charmed by the romance of the road, according to a recent survey by Zipcar, a car-sharing service Read More...
FastFleet Helps Public Sector Manage Fleets
Government agencies are always looking for ways to cut costs and to do more with less. Now there's a new way to save money on fleet vehicles. FastFleet by Zipcar was introduced last month for public sector agencies and universities, and the company Read More...
Renting Cars by the Hours
Now the powerhouse of rental cars had jumped into the market of car rentals by the hour. The Hertz Corp ., which bills itself as "the world's largest general use car rental brand," is launching a service, " Connect by Hertz ." Read More...
Sharing a Car by the Hour
Would sharing a car - and renting one by the hour - keep more cars off the road and help our environment? Perhaps. At least, for those on low budgets who can't afford to buy a car, especially in this economic meltdown, this could be a practical option. Read More...