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2012-08-22 22:20:13

LAMONI, Iowa, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UhaulCarShare announced today that it will continue building on the success of partnerships with colleges and universities and is expanding its growth as it partners with Graceland University, in Lamoni, Iowa. The launch of a new partnership with UhaulCarShare provides students and faculty with access to North America's most advanced car-sharing service. Now, the students, faculty and staff of Graceland University have more transportation options,...

2012-08-22 02:20:19

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZIP), the world's leading car sharing network, today announced a new partnership with the City of Houston to launch a municipal electric vehicle (EV) fleet sharing program, called Houston Fleet Share. Through this program, 50 existing city-owned fleet vehicles - including 25 Nissan Leaf EVs - will be outfitted with Zipcar's FastFleet® proprietary fleet sharing technology for use by city employees across all...

2012-08-21 02:20:41

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZIP), the world's leading car sharing network, today announced plans to expand the company's Zipvan(TM) cargo van service across North America. Zipcar is launching the Zipvan service in Seattle, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Portland, Oregon today, and will roll out the service to its remaining metro markets in North America over the next 12 months. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111118/MM09809LOGO) "Our...

Rent Your Car Through OnStar, GM And RelayRides
2012-07-18 04:55:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online General Motors announced on Tuesday that its drivers can start renting out their vehicles by using an OnStar service. The company announced it is working with RelayRides to allow owners of Chevrolet, GMS, Buick and Cadillac cars to rent out their cars. RelayRides is an online car-sharing marketplace that launched in Boston in June 2010, and GM invested in the company back at the end of 2011. OnStar is an in-vehicle service known...

2012-07-11 02:20:16

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIP), the world's leading car sharing network, today announced the acquisition of Denzel Mobility CarSharing GmbH, a leading car sharing service in Austria, operating under the name CarSharing.at. With this deal, Zipcar continues to grow its car sharing network globally, expanding the company's geographical footprint further into Europe. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120711/NE38149 )(Logo:...

2012-07-05 10:21:27

AUSTIN, Texas, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, car2go North America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Daimler North America Corporation, will give all car2go members in the United States access to its network of more than 1,300 fuel-efficient smart fortwo cars in all car2go cities within the country - including Austin, San Diego, Washington D.C., Portland, and starting later this month in Miami. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120705/NY35669 )...

2012-07-05 02:20:08

LONDON, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carsharing is a new mobility concept (and in the UK also referred to as 'car clubs') promising tremendous success and offering new and innovative business opportunities for car manufacturers as well as transport operators. There were more than 0.7 million members in Europe alone who adopted carsharing as a sustainable transport solution for daily travelling at the end of 2011. Car OEMs as well as transport operators have started to get active in this...

2012-06-28 14:20:14

Part One of Mineta Transportation Institute's research offers several recommendations. SAN JOSE, Calif., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mineta Transportation Institute (transweb.sjsu.edu) has released its newest peer-reviewed research report, Residential On-Site Carsharing and Off-Street Parking Policy in the San Francisco Bay Area. This research investigates the current practice of on-site carsharing and the associated parking standard changes from the perspective of three...

2012-06-27 02:20:33

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZIP), the world's leading car-sharing network, recently wrapped up its first "The Ultimate Ziptrip" social media contest, awarding Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Jason and Elizabeth Hart an all-expenses paid trip to San Francisco. The Hart couple entered the Facebook contest with almost 5,000 other Zipcar fans, and after a month of voting, they were declared the winners of a trip to their chosen Zipcar city. (Logo:...

2012-06-26 02:20:29

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIP), the world's leading car sharing network, and White Plains Mayor Thomas Roach today announced the expansion of the Zipcar car sharing service into the City of White Plains. The new Zipcar program will provide White Plains residents, businesses and visitors with increased access to affordable, convenient transportation options that are proven to reduce congestion and emissions. (Logo:...