Car-sharing

October 12, 2015, 6am PDT
From a new Silicon Valley facility, Mercedes' R&D department is developing car-share services based on a vision of 21st-century suburbs. The company is also testing self-driving prototypes and electric models.
GreenBiz
January 2, 2013, 11am PST
Looks like we've got our first breaking urban news story of the year with today's announcement of the purchase of car-sharing leader Zipcar by rental car behemoth Avis. Steven Pearlstein laments what the deal means for Zipcar and consumers.
The Washington Post
Blog post
June 17, 2010, 4am PDT

The parking “epidemic” in Hoboken is so bad that no parking garage conceivable by man can contain our demand.  So this week, Hoboken ventures where no city has gone before; we are rolling out the nation’s first city-wide on-street car-sharing program as a public-private partnership between Hoboken and Connect by Hertz.

 

Ian Sacs
June 4, 2009, 8am PDT
Car industry analysts try to assess the future of the market - will Zipcar and public transit change car ownership forever?
The New York Times