Articles tagged “zipcar”

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Enterprise gets into car-sharing with I-GO CarSharing acquisition

Enterprise gets into car-sharing with I-GO CarSharing acquisition

Samantha Bomkamp, Chicago Tribune

If you are a car-rental company, you have to own a car-sharing division, as Enterprise has come to understand. The space is obviously turbo-charged and poised for growth.

6 years ago

Hertz on Demand and Zipcar face off over corporate car-sharing leadership

Hertz on Demand and Zipcar face off over corporate car-sharing leadership

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Both Hertz and Avis Budget now have their little ride-sharing subsdiaries to play with, and both are positioning themselves to tap into the business travel market.

7 years ago

Zipcar feeling Avis Budget vibe with expansion to first airports

Zipcar feeling Avis Budget vibe with expansion to first airports

Dennis Schaal, Skift

This is a smart move by Zipcar and Avis Budget as it will give travelers new choices in their rentals at airport locations. It should also attract customers to Zipcar who may not have considered car-sharing until now.

7 years ago

7 years ago

Zipcar a breath of fresh air for smaller and smaller U.S. cities

Zipcar a breath of fresh air for smaller and smaller U.S. cities

Josh Flory, Knoxville News Sentinel

Federal funding is bolstering cleaner air as Zipcar's membership fees are being waived.

7 years ago

7 years ago

Avis Budget acquisition of Zipcar expected to steer clear of antitrust roadblocks

Avis Budget acquisition of Zipcar expected to steer clear of antitrust roadblocks

Diane Bartz, Reuters

Zipcar likely won't be sharing much of its startup juice with Avis Budget, but it is difficult to envision U.S. regulators blocking the deal on antitrust grounds.

7 years ago

Zipcar investor sues to block Avis Budget deal

Sophia Pearson, Bloomberg

These kinds of lawsuits come out of the woodwork every time a high profile public company acquisition happens. The deal will go through, this is just noise on the way.

7 years ago

Zipcar tells employees why it went corporate with Avis Budget

Zipcar tells employees why it went corporate with Avis Budget

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Is Avis Budget the Priceline of the rental car industry in allowing subsidiaries to operate independently? Zipcar and its employees will soon find out.

7 years ago

Analysis: Zipcar to expand to airports and embrace business travel under Avis Budget ownership

Analysis: Zipcar to expand to airports and embrace business travel under Avis Budget ownership

Dennis Schaal, Skift

With the deal, Zipcar will have some big bucks backing its expansion as Avis Budget takes car-sharing more into the mainstream.

7 years ago

Car-share pioneer Zipcar goes to Avis for $500 million

Car-share pioneer Zipcar goes to Avis for $500 million

Chris Reiter, Bloomberg

Hertz already has its own Hertz Connect program, but Zipcar has become the go-to name for car-sharing and should catapult Avis ahead of its rival.

7 years ago

Zipcar makes a comeback and exceeds expectations for Q3 revenue and earnings

Zipcar makes a comeback and exceeds expectations for Q3 revenue and earnings

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Competition is growing against Zipcar, especially in local markets, but its recent successful expansion in Spain and Austria gives investors confidence for further growth efforts.

7 years ago