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What Does 'Mobility' Even Mean, And How Will It Affect Tomorrow's Cars?

What Does 'Mobility' Even Mean, And How Will It Affect Tomorrow's Cars?

Everywhere you turn, people in the automotive industry are talking about "mobility" -- or more often, "the future of mobility". That sounds awfully fancy and sophisticated, but what the heck does it mean? ALSO SEE: Tesla Model S By Radio Flyer: No Driver's License Required When you and I talk about... read more

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2013 Scion iQ EV hits the U.S.

Toyota Enters The Car-Sharing Biz With A Fleet Of Scion iQ Electric Cars

When Zipcar launched its car-sharing service nearly 14 years ago, many people shrugged. "Okay," they said, "that's an interesting alternative to rental cars, but it won't... read more September 12, 2013 by


 
Zipcar

This Car-Sharing Thing May Be Catching On: Avis Buys Zipcar For $500 Million

If mergers and acquisitions are any indication of future trends, it looks like the car-sharing sector could be on track for massive growth. That's because one of America's... read more January 2, 2013 by 0


 
Zipcar's 'Zip to the Polls' promo for the 2012 election

Zipcar Lets Voters 'Zip To The Polls' For Half Price

In America, many voters are focused on tonight's presidential debate at Hofstra University. But some are already thinking ahead to November 6 and wondering, "How the heck am... read more October 16, 2012 by 0


 
Gossip Girl presents the faces of Generation Y

Zipcar-Funded Study Shows That Young People Prefer Car-Sharing

Chances are pretty good that you've already heard about the young whippersnappers known as Millennials and how they totally prefer gadgets to gearboxes. Now, there's more... read more December 15, 2011 by 0


 
Zipcar Facebook app

Zipcar Brings Car Reservations To Facebook

Most of the world's successful companies follow one simple rule: they bring their goods and services directly to consumers, rather than waiting for consumers to come to them... read more October 24, 2011 by 0


 
Zipcar will add the 2012 Ford Focus to its college car-sharing locations

Ford Promotes Its Cars To College Students With Zipcar Deal

It’s no secret that Ford is pulling out all the stops in an effort to entice younger buyers into its new products with test-drive promotions, including social media... read more August 31, 2011 by 0


 
Zipcar

Next Week: Zipcar Launches The Low-Car Diet Challenge

Putting a car in the shop is never fun, but then again, it's almost never as bad as you think, either. You adjust your schedule, you take a bus or two, you survive. But could... read more July 18, 2011 by 0


 
Getaround

Getaround Car-Sharing Service Gains Traction (But We Have Doubts)

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about RelayRides, a car-sharing start-up that lets folks loan out their vehicles to friends and strangers for cold, hard cash. Now, a... read more May 31, 2011 by 2


 
RelayRides demo

RelayRides Puts You In The Rental Car Business

How often do you use your car each day? Even if you commute in it, chances are good that it’s idle for more hours than it’s in use. If you live in a big city, you... read more May 12, 2011 by 6


 
Zipcar

Car Sharing Makes Sense To Drivers, But Can It Make Money?

How would you like to go online and reserve a nearby car so you can leave to do errands later that morning? When you’re ready, you'd simply walk or take public... read more May 4, 2011 by 3


 
Zipcar's Scott Griffith and Toyota's Frank Miller with a Toyota Prius PHV

Want To Test Drive A Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid? Zip Over To Zipcar

If you follow car news, you already know that automakers around the globe are preparing to launch an array of plug-in vehicles, from hybrids to full EVs. But while many of... read more January 28, 2011 by 3


 
2012 BMW 6-Series

BMW Borrows A Page From Zipcar's Playbook

By now, many Americans are familiar with Zipcar and similar car-sharing services. Unlike their close cousins -- car rental outfits like Hertz and Avis, which thrive on... read more October 25, 2010 by 0


 
Zipcar

Starting Tomorrow: Zipcar Launches Month-Long 'Low-Car Diet' Challenge

If you live in an urban area, you've probably fantasized about ditching your car. It's to be expected, given all the traffic and construction detours and clueless pedestrians... read more September 13, 2010 by 0


 
money

Frugal Shopper: P2P Car Sharing Could Save You A Bundle

Economic woes have got you thinking about whether you need that second or third vehicle at all? What about borrowing a car from the neighbor whose vehicle is parked nearly... read more April 23, 2010 by 2


 

 
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